“Pavlo Klimkin, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, pays a visit to Canada (Toronto) on April 22, 2018 to participate in an outreach session dedicated to Ukraine’s situation within the meeting of Foreign Ministers of G7,” the message says.
Besides, it was stressed that Ukraine was interested in G7 assistance, including its support counterworking Russia’s aggression, the respect of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, the de-occupation of Crimea, counterworking of the propaganda and hybrid threats, the energy security issues, anti-Russian sanctions and reformation process in Ukraine.
As Pavlo Klimkin stressed, that he intends to raise the question of the destiny of Ukrainians illegally kept in Russia at the outreach session.
“Already in Toronto. We will discuss Ukrainians illegally kept in Russia, including Volodymyr Balukh, at the meeting of G7 Foreign Ministers. They are trying to break a person for his pro-Ukrainian position,” Klimkin wrote on Twitter.
Earlier, G7 Foreign Ministers are to conduct talks on international issues in Toronto on April 22-24.
The meeting of the Foreign Ministers of seven states – Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Canada, the USA, France and Japan – will be held under the slogan “Building a more peaceful and secure world”.
As to the agenda of the session published on G7 website, the sessions and bilateral meetings of G7 Foreign Ministers are to be held on April 22-23, and the Defence Ministers will meet on April 23-24.
Besides, a general session with the participation of Foreign Ministers and Defence Ministers is to be held on April 23.
Global challenges and questions of international importance will be discussed at the sessions. G7 Foreign Ministers will discuss effort on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, relations with Russia and Ukraine, Syria crisis and the Middle East situation along with Israeli-Palestinian conflict.