Canada's Trudeau Delivers Speech In Ukraine's Parliament

(MENAFN- UkrinForm) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has delivered a speech in the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament.

Ukrainian MP Yaroslav Zhelezniak reported this on his telegram channel, according to Ukrinform.

According to him, Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and all Ukrainian ministers were also present in the session hall.

Zhelezniak outlined the main points from Trudeau's speech. In particular, Trudeau noted that Ukrainians are fighting "not only for their survival, but for everything": "For democracy and freedom. The world cannot underestimate the importance of the moment and your struggle. You are fighting for yourself, for your language, for your homes, and also for the future of us all."

According to Trudeau, Ukraine's victory will be in the history books, and Ukrainians determine the future of the 21st century.

He said that Canada would support Ukraine for as long as it takes.

"You don't give up, and that's why we won't give up," Zhelezniak quotes Trudeau as saying.

Trudeau also noted that Ukraine should choose how to defend itself, and Canada will support Ukraine's accession to NATO.

"We want peace on Ukrainian terms. Russia must completely and unconditionally withdraw all its military forces from Ukraine," he said.

He thanked Ukrainians for "remaining champions and defenders of democracy every day."

Trudeau ended his speech with the phrase "Glory to Ukraine!"

Trudeau made a surprise trip to Ukraine on Saturday.

Photos: Ruslan Stefanchuk / Twitter



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