Canadian Ambassador to Moscow Alison LeClaire was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministryprotesting the recent attack on the Russian embassy in Ottawa, the state ministry said in a statement.
“On September 19, Canada’s ambassador to Moscow, Alison LeClaire, was summoned to the Russian Foreign Ministrywhere a protest was made against the criminal actions of an unidentified person, who threw a Molotov cocktail on the territory of the Russian embassy in Ottawa,” the Russian Foreign Ministry website denounced.
In addition, “the blocking of official access to the consular office of the Russian embassy by aggressive protesters, with the knowledge of the police team” that arrived at the site, was denounced.
The Russian Foreign Ministry drew the Canadian ambassador’s attention to the fact that, “as in other similar cases of hostile actions against Russian diplomatic missions in Canada, law enforcement agencies have not prevented these incidents or arrested those responsible.”
“The Russian side demanded that immediate measures be taken to ensure adequate protection of Russian foreign institutions, as well as employees and their families, in accordance with the Canadian side’s obligations under the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961,” it stressed. the Russian Foreign Minister. ministry.
(With information from Sputnik)