Russia has opened the door to lifting a travel ban on Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland if Canada removes economic sanctions and visa bans against Moscow over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula.
The Russian news agency Sputnik quoted an unidentified Russian Foreign Ministry official as saying the travel ban on Ms. Freeland will remain as long as Canadian sanctions stay in place.
“She was included in the sanctions list as a response measure, as Canada introduced restrictions against Russia, including officials. The issue of removing her from the response sanctions is an issue of reciprocity and the mirror principle,” the Foreign …read more
Source: National Newswatch