NEWPORT, Wales — Several dozen Canadian soldiers will be sent to Iraq to advise that country’s military forces in fighting Islamic terrorists, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced here Friday.
But Canada’s contribution could be further increased once a strategy with its allies has been worked out.
The Canadians will join U.S. troops in the northern part of Iraq to provide advice to Iraqi and Kurdish forces battling the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also known as ISIL.
“The fanaticism of the ISIL terrorist group is a real threat to regional security and millions of innocent people in Iraq, Syria and beyond,” …read more
Source: Ottawa Citizen