Prime Minister Canada’s Justin Trudeau on Monday announced new sanctions against 10 people who were “complicit” in the “unwanted” invasion of Ukraine.
“This includes former and current senior government officials, oligarchs and supporters of the Russian leadership.”He was speaking at a joint news conference with his UK counterpart Boris Johnson and Mark Rutte of the Netherlands.
Trudeau said the names of those allowed were derived from it List compiled by imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
“Sanctions put further pressure on Russia’s leadership, including Putin’s inner circle (President Vladimir).He told reporters.
“Of course, This is in addition to all the restrictions we have announced. Including our recent announcement of heavy tariffs on Russian and Belarusian imports. “
The Ottawa government canceled it last week Special trade status for Russia and Belarus As a result of the invasion of Moscow 35 percent fee.
Meeting with Elizabeth II
Trudeau announced the new sanctions after meeting with his British and Dutch counterparts. Boris Johnson And Mark Rutte And will be welcomed by the Queen Isabel II At Windsor Castle, the first meeting the king had with him was after he contracted Kovit-19 disease.
Behind them, at the Queen’s desk, In a vase lay a bouquet of blue and yellow flowers of the colors of the Ukrainian flagIt was interpreted as a subtle message of support for a country that had been militarily occupied by Russia.
Last week, Sovereignty a “Generous Donation”To the site of humanitarian associations that help refugees fleeing that country, for an unspecified amount.
Elizabeth II is also Queen of Canada and Justin Trudeau has already seen her as a child many times through her father. Pierre TrudeauOne of the longest serving Canadian heads of state.
The king, who turned 96 in April, was tested positive for the corona virus on February 20.
As a result, he canceled his duties, but has already resumed online investigations from Windsor, where he has lived since the outbreak last week.
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