(Ottawa) There have been numerous reactions after Russia’s attack on Ukraine.
Posted at 12:19 am.
“Canada strongly condemns Russia’s unprovoked attack on Ukraine,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement Wednesday night.
Mr. In a tweet on his Twitter account, Trudeau denounced “another blatant violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and Russia’s obligations under international law and the Charter of the United Nations.”
Trudeau urged Russia to “immediately stop any hostile and provocative action against Ukraine,” as other countries did, including at an emergency UN Security Council meeting at the same time as the attack. It calls for the withdrawal of all its troops from the country. ”
Bob Ray, Canada’s ambassador to the United Nations, called the decision a “horrific war crime.”
There are a large number of Ukrainian immigrants in Canada and many are worried about their loved ones in their own country.
“Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity must be respected, and the people of Ukraine must be free to decide their own future,” Trudeau said in a statement.
The Canadian Prime Minister will attend an emergency G7 meeting on Thursday morning, which will be attended by US President Joe Biden.
“… and we will continue to work quickly and closely with NATO and our allies to provide a collective response to these irresponsible and dangerous actions, including the imposition of significant sanctions in addition to what we have already announced,” Justin Trudeau said.
“We stand in solidarity with Ukraine, its people and the Ukrainian-Canadian community in Canada. Russia’s atrocities will not go unpunished,” he concluded.
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