Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeauannounced economic sanctions on Tuesday to Russia whereas Moscow’s actions against Ukraine they are “another invasion of a sovereign country and it is completely unacceptable”.
“We will prohibit Canadians from buying up Russian sovereign debt. And we will impose additional sanctions on Russian state-owned banks and prevent transactions with them,” Trudeau said when he announced a series of measures.
Canadian government asks Russian ambassador for explanation
The government of Canada has summoned the Russian ambassador to Ottawa, Oleg Stepanovonce Russia has recognized the independence of the self-declared republics of Donetsk and Lugansk.
“I have ordered my deputy minister to summon the Russian ambassador to explain the ongoing Russian aggression, violation of international law and disregard for Ukraine’s sovereignty,” Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly said on social media. media.
Russia on Monday recognized the independence of Donetsk and Lugansk and ordered hours later to enter the Russian armed forces as part of a “peace mission”, decisions that were harshly criticized by most of the international community.