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As Trump shadow looms, Trudeau in Latvia to talk up Canada’s NATO commitment

by Teresa Wright (feat. Dave Perry)

The Canadian Press
July 10, 2018

RIGA, Latvia — The stage is being set for another confrontation between world leaders and Donald Trump, with Canada and other NATO allies preparing to counter the U.S. president’s persistent complaint that they aren’t carrying their fair share of the burden of being part of the 69-year-old military alliance.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has even prepared an opening act on the eve of the NATO summit in Brussels that gets underway Wednesday: a full day of events in Latvia designed to shine a spotlight on Canada’s latest military commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

Trudeau is scheduled to visit the military base in Adazi, where 450 Canadian military personnel are stationed as part of a key NATO battle group in Latvia, established as the alliance’s response to Russia’s surprise annexation of Crimea in 2014 and its invasion of eastern Ukraine.

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