Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced new weapons and gear for Ukraine on Sunday after an unannounced go to to Kyiv, the capital.
Trudeau, addressing a information convention after talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, additionally stated Canada was imposing new sanctions on Russian people and entities in reference to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.
“At the moment, I’m saying extra army help, drone cameras, satellite tv for pc imagery, small arms, ammunition and different assist, together with funding for demining operations,” Trudeau stated.
“And we’re bringing ahead new sanctions on 40 Russian people and 5 entities, oligarchs and shut associates of the regime within the protection sector, all of them complicit in Putin’s warfare,” in a reference to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Trudeau visited the town of Irpin exterior Kyiv, the focus of fierce battles between Ukrainian and Russian troops earlier than the Russians withdrew late in March.
He stated Canada was reopening its embassy within the Ukrainian capital.
Canada was additionally offering $25 million to the U.N.’s World Meals Program as a part of efforts to uphold meals safety and would take away commerce tariffs on all Ukrainian imports to Canada for subsequent 12 months.
With Submit wires