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Trudeau cabinet provides update on war in Ukraine | War in Ukraine


Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland will deliver remarks and answer questions from journalists in the presence of Ministers Anita Anand (National Defense) and Harjit Sajjan (International Development).

Earlier Tuesday, the Trudeau government announced it would bar Russian ships and fishing boats from entering Canadian ports and inland waters.

Harjit Sajjan also announced an additional $100 million in humanitarian aid for Ukrainians.

And then the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mélanie Joly, told the Human Rights Council that Canada was going to file a petition with the International Criminal Court asking it to investigate the allegations of war crimes and crimes against humanity possibly committed by Russian forces in Ukraine.

These commitments follow a series of actions taken by Ottawa since the start of the war last week.

On Monday, for example, Prime Minister Trudeau said in a press briefing that Canada would send Ukraine a third shipment of lethal military equipment.

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The Red Cross also confirmed to TurnedNews.com on Tuesday that it has raised $17.2 million so far through its collection for Ukraine – showing to which must be added the $10 million that the federal government has pledged To pour.

More details will follow.

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