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Farmer’s release lies in Algeria, says ex-diplomat


January 6, 2012
By The Toronto Star

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January
6, 2012 – A veteran Canadian diplomat says the best chance of getting New
Brunswick farmer Henk Tepper out of a Lebanon prison is to deal directly with
Algeria, the country that issued the arrest warrant in the first place.

January
6, 2012 – A veteran Canadian diplomat says the best chance of getting New
Brunswick farmer Henk Tepper out of a Lebanon prison is to deal directly with
Algeria, the country that issued the arrest warrant in the first place.

Gar
Pardy, a now retired ambassador and longtime director of consular services,
told the Toronto Star recently that if Algeria’s grievances over a bad shipment
of potatoes are satisfied then his detention in Lebanon is unnecessary.

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