“We, the Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union, are steadfast in our condemnation of Russia’s brutal, unprovoked, unjustifiable and illegal war of aggression against Ukraine. We condemn and will not recognize Russia’s continued attempts to redraw borders by force. This constitutes a blatant violation of international law, in particular, a serious breach of the Charter of the United Nations, and seriously undermines the international rules-based system. We reiterate our demand that Russia put an end to this war of choice, immediately and unconditionally cease all hostilities, and withdraw its troops and military equipment from the entire territory of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders.
“We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union, strongly condemn the four executions by the military junta in Myanmar.
A joint statement by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union, and the Foreign Ministers of Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States, condemning the military regime’s execution of pro-democracy and opposition leaders in Myanmar:
The Governments of Canada and the Kingdom of the Netherlands today issued the following statement: “Canada and the Kingdom of the Netherlands welcome the decision of the International Court of Justice of today, 22 July 2022, on the Court’s jurisdiction and the admissibility of the case brought by The Gambia against Myanmar alleging violations of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Genocide Convention).
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada welcomes today’s agreement among Russia, Ukraine and Türkiye on lifting the de facto blockade of Ukraine’s Black Sea ports in order to resume the export of grain to the world.
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today issued the following statement on launching an energy consultation with Mexico under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) with respect to Mexico’s policies in its energy sector.
“We reiterate our support for Ukraine’s application instituting proceedings against the Russian Federation before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) under the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, which seeks to establish that Russia has no lawful basis to take military action in Ukraine on the basis of unsubstantiated allegations of genocide.”
Canada welcomes the UN Security Council’s authorization for the use of the Bab al-Hawa border crossing in northwest Syria for six months. The Syrian cross-border mechanism is a vital tool that helps provide life-saving humanitarian aid, including food and medical supplies, to approximately 2.4 million Syrians each month in hard-to-reach areas.
July 7, 2022 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today issued the following statement on the removal of U.S. safeguard tariffs on Canadian solar products: