Canada will send an Armed Forces general to Latvia

Canada will send a General of its Armed Forces (CAF) to the town of Adazi, in Latvia, a country where hundreds of Canadian soldiers are already deployed to protect Eastern Europe from any Russian incursion.

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Six army officers will accompany the general in question, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday during a press briefing held jointly with his Latvian counterpart, Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš, who is visiting Canada.

“Latvia and the Baltic countries feel the shadow of their neighbor Russia, but they all continue to maintain a bulwark protecting their democracy and that of Eastern Europe,” said Mr. Trudeau.

More details to come.

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