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Justin Trudeau to End Canada's ISIS Combat Missions

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    Justin Trudeau to End Canada's ISIS Combat Missions
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    Justin Trudeau, leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, and newly elected prime minister.

    Canada's Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau, who came from behind to trounce his Conservative rivals and snatch a majority mandate, now has to deliver on pledges from tackling climate change to legalizing marijuana, NBC News reported.

    Trudeau, who had also promised to withdraw Canada from combat in the coalition fight against ISIS, said he told U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday that Canada will pull out of the bombing mission but will maintain humanitarian aid and training.

    The White House had earlier said it hopes the new Canadian government will continue to support the efforts of the U.S.-led coalition to fight ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq.

    "He understands the commitment I've made around ending the combat mission," Trudeau told reporters.