Canada to Increase Iraq Trainers, but Will Remove Jets

November 17, 2015 2:43 PM

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will increase the number of military trainers Canada has in Northern Iraq but remains committed to removing the country's fighter jets despite the Paris attacks.

Trudeau said he told allies Canada will do more training. Canada currently has had 69 special forces soldiers with Kurdish Peshmerga fighters since last year. Trudeau says details like how many more and their exact role still needs to be decided.

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