The units of the Canadian Armed Forces were located in Lebanon and Jordan, where they helped local security officials to ensure border security in case of attempts to penetrate militants from Syria and Iraq, reports Look with reference to the Ministry of Defense of Canada.
In this case, the agency refused to disclose the number of Canadian groups, as well as the exact locations of the units.
The ministry also assured journalists that Canadian soldiers “no longer work on the borders of Jordan and Lebanon, but acknowledged that a small number of specialists are still in these countries.
The Ministry of Defense also reported that Canadian instructors "trained Jordanian and Lebanese military combat skills, such as guidance aviation for terrorists. ” According to military officials, Canada’s assistance was mainly in the supply of special equipment and trucks.
The newspaper reminds that earlier the Hezbollah movement announced the release of the Syrian-Lebanese border from the IG group (banned in the Russian Federation). At the same time, the militants who survived after the agreement reached with the Syrian army were transported by buses to the province of Homs.
The Canadian Defense Ministry has admitted to finding its troops in Lebanon and Jordan
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