Statement from Ambassador Heyman on Death of Robert Hall

Statement from United States Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman on the death of Robert Hall:

“We have seen reports and Prime Minister Trudeau’s comments that Canadian citizen Robert Hall, who was taken hostage in September 2015, is presumed murdered by a terrorist organization in the Philippines. 

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Hall’s family and friends, and we stand by our Canadian allies as we work together to combat global terrorism and to ensure that the perpetrators of terrorist acts are brought to justice.”

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