Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that Canada will provide Ukraine with heavy artillery to respond to the Russian offensive in the east of the country.although he did not offer details of when the delivery of the military material will take place.
During a press conference, the Canadian leader said that the decision to send heavy artillery to Ukraine It comes after the Ukrainian president, Volodímir Zelenski, requested this specific material from Ottawa.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed that Canada will provide Ukraine with heavy artillery to respond to the Russian offensive in the east of the country. https://t.co/WIBIy6DejM
— EFE News (@EFEnoticias) April 21, 2022
However, Trudeau was reluctant to offer details of the shipment of that military equipment, which he framed “in the context of an illegal war in Russia.”
The Canadian Prime Minister added that he has to be careful with the information but that he trusts that in the coming days he will be able to provide more details. “about what is being sent and what has already been sent”.
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Trudeau concluded by noting that Canada is responding directly to Ukraine’s main request “at this stage of the war,” in which Russia is attempting to gain control of much of the country’s east.
This Tuesday, Zelensky published a letter in which he stated that if Ukraine had access to all the weapons it has requested from its allies, the war would be over by now.
Canadian Deputy Prime Minister and Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland tweeted Wednesday that Ottawa and Washington are working “to ensure that (Russian President Vladimir) Putin’s regime pays the full cost of his brutal war.” and that Ukraine is victorious.”
Canada’s decision to send heavy artillery to Ukraine comes shortly after Trudeau spoke Tuesday with US President Joe Biden.and with European leaders to discuss the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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