FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, ON – The Honourable Erin O’Toole, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs, and James Bezan, Shadow Minister for National Defence, issued a statement following the Parliamentary elections in Ukraine:

“Canada’s Conservatives congratulate Ukrainians on conducting free, fair, and peaceful Parliamentary elections this past weekend. We welcome the OSCE’s preliminary conclusion that the elections took place with overall respect for fundamental rights and freedoms. We look forward to the OSCE’s final recommendations on possible areas of improvement of electoral practices.

“We will also work with the newly elected Ukrainian Parliament to further advance democratic transformations and strengthening of government institutions. Finally, as always, we continue to support Ukraine’s territorial integrity and sovereignty in the face of Russian military aggression.

“Canada’s Conservatives always stand with the people of Ukraine in their efforts to build a strong, prosperous and democratic country.”

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For more information, please contact:

Office of the Hon. Erin O’Toole, MP
[email protected]
(613) 992-2792

Office of James Bezan, MP
[email protected]
(613) 992-2032