Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed a second high-profile foreign visitor this week, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Canada today.
They will visit a military radar site in Cambridge Bay, Nevada, the first time a NATO secretary has visited the Canadian Arctic.
Canadian and NATO officials said the visit was meant to highlight the region’s security priority in light of issues related to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and climate change. increase.
The rapid acceleration of melting in the Arctic means that the region is accessible to friends and foes alike.
Stoltenberg’s last visit to Canada was in 2019, but he and Trudeau met at the NATO summit in Madrid in late June.
Earlier in the week, the Prime Minister was in Toronto and Newfoundland with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.
This report by the Canadian Press was first published on August 25, 2022.
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