Ukraine crisis: Trudeau to attend NATO meeting in Brussels

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is scheduled to fly to Brussels later this month to attend a NATO assembly in regards to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

The assembly is ready to happen in Belgium’s capital on March 24.

In an announcement via his press secretary, U.S. President Joe Biden introduced Tuesday that he may even attend the NATO assembly in Belgium “to debate ongoing deterrence and defence efforts in response to Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified assault on Ukraine.”

Russia’s escalating violence in Ukraine has triggered many worldwide conferences. Defence Minister Anita Anand is ready to attend what her workplace known as an “extraordinary” assembly of NATO’s defence ministers in Brussels on Wednesday.

In an handle to Canada’s Home of Commons on Tuesday by way of video hyperlink, Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky made direct pleas for NATO to impose a no-fly zone over his nation.

“Are you able to think about while you name your mates, your pleasant nations and also you ask: ‘Please shut the sky. Shut the airspace. Please cease the bombing. What number of extra cruise missiles need to fall on our cities till you make this occur?’ And so they in return specific their deep considerations in regards to the state of affairs,” Zelensky mentioned in Ukrainian.

A no-fly zone over Ukraine is broadly thought of unlikely to occur, as NATO must deploy fighter planes, refuelling tankers and electronic-surveillance plane to assist the no-fly zone. Such a mission would put NATO pilots able to shoot down Russian plane flying over Ukraine, which may set off a world struggle and the potential for a nuclear fallout.

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With recordsdata from Joyce Napier and The Related Press. 

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