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Latvia seeks Canadian support for expanded, permanent NATO presence in Baltics

Latvia seeks Canadian support for expanded, permanent NATO presence in Baltics
Latvia's prime minister is in Ottawa today seeking Canada's support for an expanded, permanent NATO force in his country and fellow Baltic states Lithuania and Estonia.

p ‹ › Kelowna's Homepage ● ● ● ● Thursday, May 12 h1 h2 Photo: The Canadian Press Latvia's prime minister is in Ottawa today seeking Canada's support for an expanded, permanent NATO force in his country and fellow Baltic states Lithuania and Estonia.š is expected to convey his request directly to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when the two meet later today.More Canada News Canada RECENT STORIES Kelowna's most wanted Crime Stoppers - 10:00 am Gymnasts file class-action Coquitlam - 9:54 am Co-op housing the answer?Canada currently has nearly 700 troops leading a NATO battlegroup in Latvia, one of four forces in the Baltics and Poland designed to deter a Russian attack.

But he says Russia's invasion on Ukraine has shown the damage that such a conflict can sow on a nation, and the need to prevent Moscow from even considering an attack on the Baltics.net Make Castanet Your Homepage News Tips Advertising Contact Us

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