Canada places sanctions on 30 Russian individuals

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November 5, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

Ottawa, Canada – 30 Russian citizens have had sanctions placed against them by the Canadian government, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

“Canada is determined to protect human rights and combat corruption worldwide,” the country’s foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland said in connection with the sanctions. 

“Today’s announcement sends a clear message that Canada will take action against individuals who have profited from acts of significant corruption or who have been involved in gross violations of human rights,” she continued.

The Canadian authorities will freeze all the banking assets of the blacklisted persons and will ban entry to the Canadian territory for them.

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