Melanie Joly

Sanctions for 203 people complicit in attempted annexation in Ukraine

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations in response to President Putin’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. These new measures impose restrictions on 11 senior officials and 192 other members of the People’s Councils of the so-called Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics who are complicit …

Melanie Joly

Canada condemns Russia’s move to recognize independence of 2 regions within Ukraine

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa –  Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada strongly condemns President Putin’s recognition of the non-government controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk as independent territories. This constitutes a clear violation of the Minsk agreements, the UN Charter, and a serious threat to the security and stability of the region. “Canada, with its partners and …