"We have seen no evidence to support recent Russian accusations", - Minister Dion on Russia's provocation in Crimea

Canadian Government urges Russia to implement the Minsk agreements.

Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the government of Canada.

"I am concerned by the heightened tensions between Russia and Ukraine, and by the actions and rhetoric that are contributing to these tensions. We have seen no evidence to support recent Russian accusations. At this critical time, Canada urges all sides to intensify their diplomatic efforts and make every effort to avoid provocations," the statement of Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion reads.

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Dion also said that Canada continues to condemn Russia's violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity, and does not recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea.

"We also underscore, as have our partners and allies, the need for full implementation of the Minsk agreements, in order to end the violence and bring about a peaceful and durable solution in eastern Ukraine," the minister added.

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Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n401673