Canada condemns attack and calls on Russia to respect Ukraine’s sovereignty

Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued an official statement condemning Russia’s attack on Ukraine. He called on Russia to stop the attacks and respect Ukraine’s sovereignty.

“Canada calls on Russia to immediately cease its offensive and provocative actions against Ukraine and to withdraw all military forces from the country. Ukraine’s sovereignty and territory must be respected and the Ukrainian people must have the freedom to determine its future,” Trudeau said in a statement. posted Thursday Ontario, Canada, Wednesday (23/02/2022).

“Russia’s actions will have serious consequences,” he said.

In addition, he said Canada will meet with representatives of countries belonging to the Group of Seven (G7) to discuss how they can cooperate with NATO and other allies to respond to Russian attacks. Trudeau even said it was possible at the meeting to discuss tough sanctions for Russia if it continues to escalate attacks on Ukraine.

“Canada will continue to support Ukraine, the Ukrainian people and the Ukrainian-Canadian community in Canada. Russia’s arbitrary actions will not go unpunished,” he said.

It was previously reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin has threatened countries that interfere in his affairs by launching military operations in Ukraine. This was conveyed by Putin when he declared the order for the invasion of Ukraine which was originally only mentioned in Donbass, eastern Ukraine, on Thursday (24/2/ 2022).

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