Any Russian invasion of Ukraine will have serious consequences - the Canadian Foreign Ministry
Russia is an aggressor state and any Russian invasion of Ukraine will have serious consequences. First of all, allied sanctions are strictly coordinated.
This was stated by Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Jolie during a joint press conference with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba in Kyiv.
It is noted that Jolie called on Russia to de-escalate, calling it the only possible way. She also condemned the occupation of Crimea and the concentration of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine.
"My visit is a demonstration of support for solidarity with Ukraine and Ukrainians. Canada is deeply concerned about the concentration of Russian troops on the border with Ukraine. We are also extremely concerned about destabilizing activities in and around Ukraine. Canada condemns the concentration of Russian forces on the border with Ukraine. annexation and illegal occupation of Crimea. There is only one possible way forward - Russia must de-escalate and engage in meaningful dialogue", - Jolie said.
She also stressed that the concentration of Russia's armed forces around Ukraine is unacceptable.
"We are united and mobilize support for Ukraine in this difficult situation. The situation is under control. Therefore, I ask no one to panic. Always remember that Ukrainians win when they keep their heads cold and their hearts hot", - he said. Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba.
What is known
- Russia has begun transferring military helicopters to the border with Ukraine. The move may indicate that planning for the attack is still ongoing, as the number of Russian troops at the border has remained stable in recent weeks.
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