Kyiv, ANI. Amid the Russo-Ukraine War, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made a big announcement. On Sunday, he removed all duties on imports from Ukraine for a year. During an important meeting with President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv on 8 May, PM Trudeau spoke of this big economic relief.

Kyiv Independent tweeted the information

The Kyiv Independent tweeted: “Canada is removing all trade duties on imports from Ukraine for one year. The economic relief was announced by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a meeting with President Zelensky in Kyiv on 8 May.

Ukraine got Canada’s support

Canada has come forward supporting Ukraine amidst the relentless attacks on Ukraine by Russian troops. PM Trudeau has also announced the removal of trade tariffs to Ukraine as well as an additional USD 50 million military aid to the country. Not only this, PM Trudeau has imposed additional sanctions on Russian individuals and entities for providing indirect or direct support to Russia’s military.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today, I am announcing more military aid, drone cameras, satellite imagery, small arms, ammunition and other assistance, including funding for demining operations. “At the same time we are introducing new sanctions on 40 Russian individuals and five entities, oligarchs and close allies of the regime in the defense sector, all of whom are involved in Putin’s war,” he added.

Simultaneously, PM Trudeau visited the city of Irpin outside Kyiv, which was the center of fierce fighting between Ukrainian and Russian troops before the Russians withdrew late in March. During this, PM Trudeau also said that Canada will reopen its embassy and provide $ 25 million to the United Nations World Food Program.

Edited By: Ashish Rajput