G7 summit: Trudeau says Canada prepared to “scale up” troops in Latvia against Russian “posturing”

Caution - Russia Ukraine Conflict

This item is about Russia or Ukraine, countries which are involved in an unfolding armed conflict. Be aware that propaganda may be involved in this video news item. Browse news from other sources about Russia (here) and Ukraine (here) to gain a wider perspective. The Global Herald is attempting to remove any advertisements from this content. Please accept our apologies if you are shown an ad next to conflict news - please leave a comment if you see ads in this page.

Global News published this video item, entitled “G7 summit: Trudeau says Canada prepared to “scale up” troops in Latvia against Russian “posturing”” – below is their description.

Canada is developing plans to be able to “scale up rapidly” the troops it currently has in Latvia as part of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence (EFP), Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday.

Speaking at the end of the G7 summit in Germany, Trudeau said Canada was “committed to making sure we continue to stand up against Russian threats and Russian posturing and quite frankly, Russian actions in eastern Europe.”

“We are not looking at being provocative. We are looking at ensuring that Russia knows we will be there to defend democracies and the values that underpin them as necessary,” Trudeau said at the news conference.

For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/8952362/g7-summit-germany-final-agreement/

Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc

Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ

Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt

Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB

#GlobalNews

Global News YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


About This Source - Global News

Global News is the news and current affairs division of the Canadian Global Television Network, based in Vancouver, Canada.

Recent from Global News:

Europe drought: Drone footage captures dried-up rivers, parched fields from extreme heat

COVID-19: Canadian health officials provide update amid stall in 4th vaccine dose uptake | LIVE

Judge orders US DOJ to redact Trump search warrant affidavit for public release

In This Story: Canada

Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.

Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.

As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.

2 Recent Items: Canada

Dieppe raid: 80th anniversary tribute | CBC News special

Assisted dying discussion renews warnings about gaps in veteran care

In This Story: Germany

Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe. It lies between the Baltic and North seas to the north, and the Alps to the south.

Germany is a federal parliamentary republic led by a chancellor. With over 83 million inhabitants of its 16 constituent states, it is the second-most populous country in Europe after Russia, as well as the most populous member state of the European Union. Its capital and largest city is Berlin, and its financial centre is Frankfurt; the largest urban area is the Ruhr.

5 Recent Items: Germany

How are European countries coping with record-breaking inflation and recession fears?

Chancellor Scholz faces grilling over alleged role in financial tax fraud affair | DW News

Israeli forces close offices of six Palestinian rights organisati

Oil prices will go back above $100 per barrel without Iran, says Energy Aspects’ Amrita Sen

Huge drought sweeps Europe, U.S., with record low water levels across many countries

In This Story: Justin Trudeau

Justin Pierre James Trudeau PC MP is a Canadian politician who is the 23rd and current prime minister of Canada since November 2015 and the leader of the Liberal Party since April 2013.

3 Recent Items: Justin Trudeau

Queen Elizabeth’s Funniest Moments

I Can’t Believe He Just DID THIS

Global National: July 27, 2022 | Pope Francis continues Canada trip of “penance” in Quebec City

In This Story: Latvia

Latvia is a country on the Baltic Sea between Lithuania and Estonia. Its landscape is marked by wide beaches as well as dense, sprawling forests. Latvia’s capital is Riga, home to notable wooden and art nouveau architecture, a vast Central Market and a medieval Old Town with St. Peter’s Church.

2 Recent Items: Latvia

Edgars Rinkēvičs says Latvia warned Europe about being ‘overly dependent on Russian gas’ | 7.30

Canada to send more troops to Latvia, says defence minister

In This Story: Russia

Russia, or the Russian Federation, is a transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It extends from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, and from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the south.

Russia spans more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country’s capital.

The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.

3 Recent Items: Russia

Russia launches rockets from nuclear plant. See ex-worker’s stark warning

‘No incentive’ to let Ukrainian power plant lapse into danger | The World

Stars Coffee Opens In Russia As Rebranded Starbucks

Leave a Comment

We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.