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  • Minister of National Defence of Canada: Canada and Ukraine have a strong and enduring relationship
    posted 25 January 2018 09:10

    On the occasion of Day of National Unity of Ukraine Embassy of Ukraine in Canada hosted an official reception attended by Minister of National Defence of Canada Mr. Harjit Singh Sajjan, Accociated Deputy Minister of National Defence Mr. Gordon Venner and Senior Adviser to the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine Mrs. Jill Sinclair.

    During his speech Minister of National Defence of Canada said that cooperation between Canada and Ukraine is ‘especial’ and there is a high level of interaction between Canadian and Ukrainian military in the framework of Canadian Armed Forces military training mission in Ukraine.

    As Mr. Harjit Sajjan mentioned, such cooperation is the best signal to Russia of a firm position of Canadian Government to support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression.

    Ukrainian diplomats expressed the words of gratitude to Minister of National Defence of Canada for support in the sphere of Armed Forces of Ukraine capabilities development, particularly for the decision to add Ukraine to the list of countries on the Automatic Firearms Country Control List (AFCCL).