Canada has no intention to recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea by the Russian Federation and condemns Russian support to militants in the east of Ukraine.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko commented on the ratification of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA).
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada Chrystia Freeland, who is a critic of Russia and is barred from entering the country, said on Monday that her country should be prepared for Russia to try to destabilize its political system, saying it would be similar to its efforts in the United States.
Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada Andrii Shevchenko says Canadian military training mission in Ukraine has been extended.
Canada believes that Russian aggression and annexation of Crimea were illegal, and the Russian Federation is a threat to global order.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada Chrystia Freeland expresses overwhelming concern about the escalation of violence in Ukraine’s east and pledges to make efforts together with the defense minister to extend Operation UNIFIER, the military training provided to Ukrainian soldiers by Canadian instructors.