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Costa Rican minister priases firefighters’ aid to Canada

San José, Jun 29 (Prensa Latina) Costa Rican Environment and Energy Minister Franz Tattenbach praised Thursday the aid provided by his country´s firefighters to Canada in order to dpuse wildfires affecting the North American nation, especially in Alberta province.

We are happy to provide assistance to Canada,” the minister said.

Canada has been experiencing several wildfires for weeks, in which 5.8 million hectares have been ravaged with an average of 420 active wildfires daily. Some 200 are out of control.

Canadian resources have reached their limit and resorted to mechanisms for requesting international assistance.

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