The Trump administration dropped its consideration of plans to deliver U.S. army forces to the Canadian border to aid with initiatives to overcome the new coronavirus, a U.S. official reported Thursday, disclosing that final decision just after Canadian officers experienced strenuously objected to the notion.

Canadian Deputy Key Minister Chrystia Freeland advised reporters in Ottawa that officers there have been advised of the U.S. proposal a few times back but wouldn’t disclose where by the U.S. models could have gone or what they would do.