President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a telephone call with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau.
President Poroshenko informed of the open act of aggression committed by Russia against Ukrainian ships in the Kerch Strait, an increase in the number of Russian military equipment at the border and the steps taken by Ukraine to de-escalate Russian aggression, including the introduction of martial law.
Prime Minister Trudeau emphasized that Canada fully supported Ukraine, its territorial integrity, freedom of navigation and condemns the aggressive actions of Russia.
The President of Ukraine urged the civilized world to increase pressure on Russia to release Ukrainian sailors who are considered prisoners of war by international law.
The interlocutors also coordinated positions on the protection of Ukraine on the eve of the G20 Summit, which will be held in Buenos Aires.