Trudeau to consult Obama before restarting fighter competition

Canada’s new Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, will consult U.S. President Barack Obama before embarking on a new fighter program for the country, an anonymous official told Bloomberg.

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II (mock-up), Canada - Air Force AN1753011
By Alain Rioux [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons

The first opportunity for both to meet is at the Group of 20 meeting in Turkey this month.

Trudeau campaigned on the promise to cancel an order for 65 F-35As.

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