Canada asks citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Ukraine due to 'Russian aggression'

16/1/2022 5:26:00 PM

Canada asks citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Ukraine due to 'Russian aggression'

https://str.sg/wQADOTTAWA (REUTERS) - The Canadian government has urged its citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Ukraine due to"ongoing Russian aggression and military build-up in and around the country".Foreign Minister Melanie Joly will visit Kiev next week to reaffirm Canadian support for Ukrainian sovereignty and reinforce efforts to deter"aggressive actions" by Russia, Ottawa said earlier.

"We have changed the risk level for Ukraine to avoid non-essential travel due to ongoing Russian aggression and military build-up in and around the country," the Canadian government said in a travel advisory issued late on Saturday (Jan 15).

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