Federal government responds to Defence Committee Report on Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova
By Aidan ChamandyMay. 27, 2019
The Defence Committee's report gave 13 recommendations for helping Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia defend against Russian aggression. The federal government's response supported some, but not all, of the recommendations.
Major Melissa Ramessar (right) of 5 Service Battalion based in Valcartier, Quebec, answers questions from a Ukrainian non-commissioned officer about the arrangement of trucks in a convoy, as part of Operation UNIFIER in Starychi, Ukraine. Photo courtesy of the Department of National Defence
On Dec. 12, 2018, the House Standing Committee on National Defence delivered its report on the evolving geopolitical situation in Eastern Europe, titled “Responding to Russian Aggression Against Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia in the Black Sea Region.”
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