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PM Trudeau in Kuwait to visit Canadian troops moved there from Iraq

KUWAIT CITY — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived in Kuwait to visit Canadian troops about a month after they were relocated there from Iraq. Canada has two ongoing operations in Iraq with about 500 soldiers but suspended both Jan. 7, days after top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani was killed

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PM Trudeau in Kuwait praises Canadian troops moved there from Iraq

The Canadian Press Published Monday, February 10, 2020 9:06AM EST Last Updated Monday, February 10, 2020 11:20AM EST KUWAIT CITY — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told Canadian military personnel that their efforts have been essential in the “fight” to defeat Islamic militants in Iraq and elsewhere. He delivered that message

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Canadian troops resume some operations in Iraq after Iran attack

OTTAWA — The Canadian military is resuming some operations in Iraq following a temporary suspension of activities last week. Brig.-Gen. Michel-Henri St-Louis says the military is again flying transport aircraft in and out of Iraq to supply troops there. St-Louis Is the commander of Joint Task Force Impact, which oversees

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Some of Canada’s 500 troops in Iraq moving to Kuwait: DND

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:42AM EST Last Updated Tuesday, January 7, 2020 12:06PM EST OTTAWA — The Canadian military is temporarily relocating some soldiers from Iraq to Kuwait due to security concerns, chief of the defence staff Gen. Jonathan Vance said Tuesday. The move, which Vance

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Canadian troops to remain in northern Iraq for now: minister

OTTAWA — Canada is closely monitoring developments after Iraq’s parliament called for the expulsion of foreign troops from the country, a spokesman for Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said. But Sajjan’s press secretary, Todd Lane, would not say whether contingency plans are in the works for getting Canadian military personnel out

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