Trudeau defends Joshua Boyle photo-op, has ‘no memories’ of meeting Boyle in 2006

WATCH: Trudeau defends meeting with Joshua Boyle, refutes 2006 meeting

“I can tell you that we received full assurances from all our intelligence officials and agencies that the meeting could proceed,” he said. “More than that, you’ll have to talk to the officials involved.”

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“In regards to 2006, I remember being with [retired Lt.-Gen.] Romeo Dallaire at an event in Ramsden Park in Toronto to highlight the plight of Darfur, and I have memories of being there with Romeo Dallaire. I have no memories of meeting anyone else there,” Trudeau said.

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