The Standing Committee on National Defence met at 11:04 a.m. this day, in Room 362, East Block, the Chair, James Bezan, presiding.
Members of the Committee present: Chris Alexander, James Bezan, Tarik Brahmi, Corneliu Chisu, Cheryl Gallant, Jack Harris, Matthew Kellway, Hon. John McKay, Christine Moore, Rick Norlock, Ted Opitz and Mark Strahl.
Acting Members present: Bernard Trottier for Ted Opitz.
In attendance: Library of Parliament: Melissa Radford, Analyst.
Witnesses: North Atlantic Treaty Organization: James Appathurai, Deputy Assistant Secretary General, Political Affairs and Security Policy, Special Representative for Caucasus and Central Asia.
On motion of Chris Alexander, it was agreed, — That Jack Harris be elected First Vice-Chair of the Committee.
James Appathurai made a statement and answered questions.
At 1:01 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.
Jean-François LafleurClerk of the Committee