Canada Sanctions 114 Russian Individuals, 15 Entities Over Ukraine - Foreign Ministry

Canada Sanctions 114 Russian Individuals, 15 Entities Over Ukraine - Foreign Ministry

Canada has imposed new sanctions on more than 100 Russian individuals and 15 entities in response to the Kerch Strait incident and Crimea's reunification with Russia, the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press release on Friday

WASHINGTON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 15th March, 2019) Canada has imposed new sanctions on more than 100 Russian individuals and 15 entities in response to the Kerch Strait incident and Crimea's reunification with Russia, the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a press release on Friday.

"In coordination with the European Union and the United States, Canada is today announcing new sanctions in response to Russia's aggressive actions in the Black Sea and Kerch Strait and Russia's illegal annexation of Crimea," the release said. "The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, is announcing these sanctions on 114 individuals and 15 entities, under the Special Economic Measures Act."

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