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  • G-7 Leaders Statement on Ukraine
    We, the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, join in expressing our grave concern about Russia’s continued actions to undermine Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence. We once again condemn Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea, and actions to de-stabilize eastern Ukraine. Those actions are unacceptable and violate international law.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 30 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada announcing the intent to impose additional sanctions on Russia
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement announcing that Canada intends to impose additional sanctions on Russia in concert with allies and partners:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 29 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Eid al-Fitr
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark Eid al-Fitr: “Laureen and I would like to extend warm greetings to Muslims in Canada and around the world as they gather to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 28 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada to mark the second annual Korean War Veterans Day
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the second annual Korean War Veterans Day: “Today, we honour the more than 26,000 Canadians who fought to defend the freedom of the people of Korea during the Korean War, as well as the approximately 7000 Canadians who continued to serve there to deter further aggression in the years following the Armistice.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 27 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada announcing further sanctions
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement announcing new economic sanctions and travel bans against Ukrainian individuals, as well as economic sanctions against Ukrainian entities and a broad range of entities related to various Russian sectors:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the crash of Air Algérie Flight AH5017
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the crash of Air Algérie Flight AH5017: “I am saddened to learn that Air Algérie Flight AH5017, carrying 110 passengers and six crew members on board, crashed in Mali. The flight was headed to Algiers, Algeria from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. It is confirmed that Canadians are among the victims. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the passengers and crew who lost their lives in this tragedy.
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 24 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the opening of the XX Commonwealth Games
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement to mark the opening of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland from July 23 to August 3, 2014:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 23 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada condemning religious persecution in Iraq
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement condemning the recent campaign of religious persecution in Iraq:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 22 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the intent to implement further sanctions
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the intent to implement economic sanctions against a broad range of entities related to various Russian sectors:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 21 July 2014
  • Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight
    Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement in response to the downing of a Malaysia Airlines passenger aircraft in eastern Ukraine:
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    Ottawa, Ontario - 17 July 2014

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