Canada deeply concerned by illegitimate elections planned in Ukraine 

Statement

November 10, 2018 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada today issued the following statement on illegitimate elections planned in regions of Ukraine:

“Canada is deeply concerned about illegitimate elections planned in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions of Ukraine for November 11.

“Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity must be respected. We condemn Russian actions that disregard international norms and further threaten lives in eastern Ukraine.

“Canada remains concerned about the ongoing situation in the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine as a direct result of Russian aggression. Since 2014, Canada has committed over $750 million in international assistance to Ukraine, including development, stabilization and security, and humanitarian assistance.

“Canadians will continue to stand with the people of Ukraine.”

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