The Ministry of foreign Affairs: Canada, either now or in the future will not recognize the occupation of Crimea

МИД: Канада ни сейчас, ни в будущем не признает оккупацию Крыма

Canada will not recognize the illegal occupation of Crimea, which remains part of Ukraine. About this during his speech at the summit of foreign Ministers of member countries of the OSCE, foreign Minister of Canada, Stephane Dion, reports UKRINFORM.

“I confidently affirm that Canada now or in the future does not recognize the illegal occupation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea is an integral part of the territory of Ukraine,” said Dion.

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He stressed that the search for a solution to the crisis in Ukraine must remain among the priorities of the OSCE’s work. “The solution to the crisis in Ukraine and continue support of implementation by all parties of the Minsk agreements, as well as the assistance of the Special monitoring mission is and should remain the center of attention of the OSCE,” – said the head of foreign Affairs Canada.

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The diplomat stressed that the inviolability of the territorial integrity of States is a fundamental principle of the OSCE. “That is why we must speak out strongly against recent attempts to alter by force the borders of Europe, which is clearly contrary to international law and the Helsinki final act,” concluded Dionne.

We will remind, a two-day meeting of foreign Ministers of member countries of the OSCE takes place in Hamburg. Klimkin at the meeting with OSCE Secretary General called for strengthening the work of the mission in the Donbas and in the Crimea.

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