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Canada welcomes ICC’s decision to issue arrest warrant for Putin

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Reuters
Published: Mar 17, 2023, 19:37 UTC

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada on Friday welcomed the International Criminal Court's move to issue arrest warrants for Russian President Vladimir Putin and a senior official "for their alleged roles in the egregious scheme" to deport children to Russia.

G20 foreign ministers' meeting in New Delhi

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada on Friday welcomed the International Criminal Court’s move to issue arrest warrants for Russian President Vladimir Putin and a senior official “for their alleged roles in the egregious scheme” to deport children to Russia.

“Canada stands firmly with the people of Ukraine,” Foreign Minister Melanie Joly said in a tweet.

(Reporting by David Ljunggren and Ismail Shakil; editing by Diane Craft)

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