The introduction of Ottawa’s sanctions against Moscow is “a withdrawal from one of the world’s key powers.” This statement was made at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Canada, calling the country introduced the restrictions “absolutely senseless” and “deplorable”. Such decisions throw canadian foreign policy far back, confident in his mission.
The Russian Embassy in Canada, commented on the decision of the authorities in Ottawa about the extension of sanctions against Moscow. In the Russian diplomatic mission are confident that the new restrictions “completely meaningless” and “reprehensible”. The decision on new anti-Russian sanctions do not fit into the current political picture of the world, and drop Canada far back.
“The actions of Ottawa, canadian foreign policy swing back in a narrow black-and-white ideological position that is incompatible with modern geopolitics,” – said the press Secretary of the Russian Embassy to Canada Kirill Kalinin. His words leads TASS.
According to the spokesperson, similar steps canadian authorities lead to “isolation from one of the world’s key powers.”
The decision of the canadian authorities was previously imposed personal restrictions 30 Russian citizens. Their names were added recently introduced an analogue of the “Magnitsky list”. In Ottawa insist that the list was inscribed the names of the people responsible for gross human rights violations and for corruption. Their assets will freeze, and the entry into the country is banned.
On Friday evening followed by a response to these actions by the Russian foreign Ministry. As stated by the official representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova, on the basis of the principle of reciprocity, the Russian side mirror replied Canada for the canadian adoption of the “Magnitsky act”. In the Russian list includes dozens of names.
“We are talking about those Russophobic minded citizens of Canada, who are systematically engaged in the destruction of bilateral relations,” says Zakharova.
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