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The UN Secretary-General said he was grateful for the "generous and compassionate'' commitment of the Canadian government to resettle tens of thousands of Syrian refugees.
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Ban Ki-Moon says that "we are encouraged and fortunate'' that Syrian troops retook Palmyra.
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He riffed off the PM's 'Canada is back' slogan.
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Ban says countries must also protect and promote human rights and dignity while working to counter terrorism.
“I believe that Canada has capacity and resources," said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
Ban Ki-moon met with 40 Syrian refugees during his visit to Parliament.
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The PM's comments come after meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
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The prime minister has criticized the Harper government for diminishing Canada's role at the UN.
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They'll discuss climate change and the Syrian refugee crisis.
Fortunately, Canada is forecast to see a decline in unemployment.