Harper says Canada will offer full co-operation

Thu Nov 6, 2008 12:45pm EST
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TORONTO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Thursday the Canadian government would fully co-operate with the administration of Barack Obama.

Harper, who called Obama's election win a historic event that excited the entire world, said Ottawa shared concerns with the upcoming Obama administration on the economy, environment and energy.

(Reporting by John McCrank, writing by Jennifer Kwan; editing by Rob Wilson)

<p>Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks during a news conference in the foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa October 30, 2008. REUTERS/Blair Gable</p>