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Ukraine and Canada expect to complete all negotiations this summer for their free trade zone agreement. According to a UNIAN correspondent, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk said this during a briefing.
"We are hoping that we will be able to do everything [to complete the negotiation process] by this summer,” the Ambassador said. He stressed that the two governments are doing everything to ensure that all procedures have been completed. …
Canada plans to lift sanctions against Belarus which have been in place since 2006, Rosbalt reported. A similar action was taken by the US and the EU in October of 2015.
According the official website of the Canadian Government, Ottawa has recently seen “positive developments” in Belarus.
“This announcement… reflects Canada’s acknowledgment that the Government of Belarus has made progress in key areas in recent months, including the release of political prisoners and conducting a …
Representatives of the Ukrainian Military Law-Enforcement Service were trained in "pre-trial investigation" and "use of physical coercion" courses taught by instructors of the Canadian Forces Military Police Group. This was announced at a briefing by the press secretary of the Ministry of Defense, Oleksiy Chernobay, the UNN news agency reports.
"Also, in the framework of the Committee of Reforms of the Defense Ministry and the Armed Forces of Ukraine, military training of the Military Law- …
Canadian authorities have started negotiations on providing liquefied gas supplies to Ukraine in the framework of the energy independence program, as reported by the Canadian Minister of Energy, James Carr.
According to him, Canada has already sent an expert group in the field of energy independence to Ukraine, and intends to continue to work in this direction, RIA Novosti reports.
Earlier, Ukrainian Minister of Energy and Coal Industry, Vladimir Demchyshyn, indicated that Ukrainian …
Canada continues to support Ukraine in the issue of Russia's illegal territorial expansion
Canada is going to partially resume contacts with Russia, but will continue to support Ukraine on the issue of illegal territorial expansion pursued by Russia. This was stated by the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, during the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, the Voice of America reported.
"Canada has a lot of support for Ukraine. Our position is clear and unwavering: We oppose the …
The Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Stéphane Dion, stated that Ottawa favors maintaining and strengthening sanctions against Russia, Maclean’s reported. Speaking at the opening conference at the University of Ottawa in Canada, the Minister reported about the effectiveness of sanctions against Russia due to the fact that a large number of countries supported the sanctions.
“Sanctions, imposed against Russia because of the situation in Ukraine, are effective only because a large number of …
Canada's decision to expand the anti-Russian sanctions will have a negative impact on the relations between the two countries. This was reported by the press service of the Russian Embassy in Canada.
"The decision of the Government of Canada to extend the existing anti-Russian sanctions deserves condemnation and is contrary to its stated intentions to change the policy and restore communication internationally. Instead of making a change to an unsuccessful policy, a repetition of …
Canada imposed additional sanctions on ten Russian companies and two Russian citizens. This information was posted on the website of the Government of Canada on Friday, March 18th.
The Canadian sanctions list includes Inserbank, Mosoblbank, Volgogradneftemash, Izhevsk Mechanical Plant (IMZ), Izhmash, Tekhnopromexport, Tehmash, Roselektroniks, the holding company Schwabe that is a part of Rostec, and Tekhnopromexport.
The Deputy CEO of Kalashnikov, Edward Joffe, and Chief Export Officer …
Canada, together with the international community, will support Ukraine in the fight for the return of Crimea, as stated by the Foreign Minister of Canada, Stephane Dion.
"Canada, together with our international partners, supports Ukraine. We will continue working with our partners to put pressure on Russia to force it to adhere to international obligations regarding the respect for the human rights and Ukrainian sovereignty as well territorial integrity," Dion said as quoted by UKRINFORM. …
The Minister of Justice of Ukraine, Pavlo Petrenko, claims that lawyers among the Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada have expressed readiness to support Ukraine in litigation efforts against Russia for the annexation of the Crimea, as discussed by Petrenko with UKRINFORM at the end of his visit to Canada.
"The topic of Crimea was raised by our community. They have created the Association of Ukrainian Lawyers, including leading experts and lawyers from both Canada and the United States. They were …