Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy requested Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a telephone name on Tuesday to assist Kyiv’s aspirations to hitch the NATO army alliance, the president’s workplace stated.
Zelenskiy earlier urged NATO to put out a path for Ukraine to hitch, after days wherein Russia has massed troops close to the conflict-hit Donbass area.
“As a particular companion of Ukraine, Canada might take the lead amongst allies who assist a MAP (Membership Motion Plan) answer for Ukraine. Canada‘s assist shall be an vital sign of assist from true mates,” Zelenskiy stated, in keeping with an announcement.
Canada is residence to a big Ukrainian diaspora.
Trudeau later stated he and Zelenskiy had mentioned shared considerations about what he described as latest Russian army exercise and ongoing aggression.
“I reaffirmed Canada‘s unwavering assist for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territory integrity, in addition to our dedication to additional deepening our longstanding friendship with Ukraine,” he informed a briefing.