July 9, 2016 – 4:53pm Canadian soldiers in Latvia. Source: Canadian Armed Forces.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, attending the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit in Warsaw on July 8-9, has announced that Canada will send 450 soldiers to Latvia, as well as armoured vehicles, up to six CF-18s and naval frigates to the Baltic region of Eastern Europe for an unspecified period of time.
The Canadian Press reports that “Canada will take command of a 1,000-strong multinational force in Latvia”, “the first Canadian troops could begin arriving in Latvia early next year”, and that “Germany, the United States and Britain are …read more
Source: The Council of Canadians