Killing of Iranian general sparks concerns for safety of Canadian troops

Jan 3, 2020 | 2:46pm

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says the safety of Canadians in the Middle East is the government’s “paramount concern” after an American airstrike killed a top Iranian general. Gen. Qassem Soleimani was the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, and was killed last night in Baghdad, Iraq. U.S. President Donald Trump accused Soleimani of “plotting to […]