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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko

Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine.

The leaders discussed Russia’s actions on November 25th in the Strait of Kerch and Prime Minister Trudeau reiterated Canada’s steadfast support for Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and navigational rights.

The leaders discussed further cooperation with like-minded partners to press Russia to de-escalate immediately, to avoid provocative acts and to release Ukraine’s captured crew and vessels.