Operation Gallant Phoenix: Proposal to extend the mandate and increase New Zealand's multi-agency contribution
This publication provides documents on Cabinet’s 22 March 2021 decision to extend the mandate for New Zealand’s multi-agency deployment to Operation Gallant Phoenix for two years, until 30 June 2023.
The pack comprises the following documents:
The Cabinet minute: Operation Gallant Phoenix: Proposal To Extend The Mandate And Increase New Zealand’s Multi-Agency Contribution [CBC-21-MIN-0080]
The Cabinet paper: Operation Gallant Phoenix: Proposal To Extend The Mandate And Increase New Zealand’s Multi-Agency Contribution [CBC-21-CAB-0080]
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