New Zealand Participation in Operation Gallant Phoenix - Release of Cabinet Documents

Published: 23 Aug 2019

Category: Cabinet material

This publication provides papers associated with Cabinet’s March 2017 decision to deploy New Zealand Defence Force personnel to Operation Gallant Phoenix in Amman, Jordan for two years from April 2017.

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The pack comprises the following documents:

  • The March 2017 Cabinet National Security Committee minute of decision Operation Gallant Phoenix [NSC-17-MIN-0001]
  • The associated Cabinet paper New Zealand Participation to Operation Gallant Phoenix [NSC-17-SUB-0001]

It has been necessary to withhold certain information in accordance with the following provisions of the Official Information Act 1982. Where information is withheld, the relevant sections of the Act are indicated in the body of the document. Annex One of the paper has been withheld in full under section 6(a).

Information is withheld where making it available would be likely to prejudice:

  • the security or defence of New Zealand or the international relations of the Government of New Zealand [section 6(a)]
  • the entrusting of information to the Government of New Zealand on the basis of confidence by the Government of any other country [section 6(b)(i)].

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