Members of the Canadian Special Operations Regiment has been deployed to Ukraine surrounding rising tensions between Russia and NATO. Canada’s deputy minister of foreign affairs spoke with U.S. deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman to pledge continued coordination and monitoring of Russia to deter further aggression.
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said the US and NATO remain committed to diplomatic solutions but they are weary of the buildup on the Ukrainian border. Concern also exists over a possible false flag attack to give Russia pretense to invade.
Diplomatic talks between NATO allies and Russia ended last week without a clear plan for de-escalation in place