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

FILE PHOTO: Canada's Foreign Minister Melanie Joly attends the G20 foreign ministers' meeting in New Delhi on March 2, 2023. OLIVIER DOULIERY/Pool via REUTERS

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.

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