How events unfolded after foreign affairs minister sent tweet rebuking Saudi Arabia

…As officials were trying to come up with a communication strategy to put out fires, they were getting swamped by questions from national and international media. The foreign affairs department carefully monitored media publications and online reaction.

In one email from the minister’s office, a request was made to try and find any evidence of support from “like-minded” groups or countries.

Ninety minutes later, a staffer responded that that there was “very little” to be found in terms of online backing from other countries.

Canada’s back alright, good work Team Trudeau, no one was willing to take your side.

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