Belarusian opposition leader visit to Ottawa

Canada imposes additional sanctions on Belarusian regime

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – During the visit of Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Canada is imposing further sanctions on the Lukashenko regime for facilitating and enabling Russia’s illegal invasion and attempted annexation of Ukrainian territory. By letting its territory serve as a launching pad for Russia’s egregious attacks against Ukraine, the Belarusian leadership is …

Foreign Minister Melanie Joly

Canada sanctions Russia for sham referendums in Ukraine

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Washington – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has announced that Canada is imposing further sanctions in relation to Russia’s unprovoked and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine, including the sham referendums in and the attempted annexation of the Ukrainian territories of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia. President Putin’s plans to annex Ukrainian territory have no legitimacy. His egregious violations of international …

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

Minister Joly to travel to Finland, Germany and Belgium

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that she will be travelling to Finland, Germany and Belgium to coordinate with Canada’s partners on responses to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. Canada is unwavering in our support of Ukraine and its people. We will continue to work together with our partners and Allies to impose severe …

Melanie Joly

Canada imposes additional sanctions on enablers of President Putin’s illegal invasion of Ukraine

eAwaz Canada News

Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations in response to the Russian regime’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. These new measures impose restrictions on 15 Russian officials who enabled and supported President Putin’s choice to invade a peaceful and sovereign country. As part of Canada’s …

Melanie Joly

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

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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 …