According to Lukashevich, the next expansion of anti-Russian sanctions by Ottawa can not but cause regret, Joinfo.ua reports referring to the Russian media.
“The new sanctions add only negativity to the Russian-Canadian relations that are already experiencing not best times because of Ottawa. Of course, this attack will not go unanswered,” the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said.
“These unfriendly actions of Canada can not but cause regret. However, what can be expected from those who indulge Kyiv’s “party of war” by their statements and irresponsible steps in every way, as well as prevent a real search for the ways to resolve the internal Ukrainian conflict?” Lukashevich said.
The Russian Foreign Ministry is very offended by the new sanctions due to which the diplomat suddenly recalled that it was in Canada where Vladimir Katryuk, Nazi’s supporter, who was directly involved in the shooting of residents of Khatyn, had been hiding. “Obviously, this is the way the team of Stephen Harper is trying to play up to the pro-banderist community in Canada to enlist its support in the upcoming parliamentary elections in the autumn,” said the representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
It should be recalled that on June 29, Canada has imposed additional economic sanctions against Russia, adding 14 more Russian legal entities and three individuals to its “black list”. According to the Prime Minister Harper, the restrictions are associated with the situation in the east of Ukraine, Russia is directly involved in.