Putin ‘made a serious mistake’ and will lose the war he started, says Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said this Thursday in Warsaw that Russian President Vladimir Putin “made a serious mistake” in attacking Ukraine and that he would lose the war he started.

Vladimir Putin made a serious mistake and he will lose the war he startedfor the courage, fortitude and inspiration of the brave Ukrainians, and also for the unity, for the steadfastness of the allied countries”, Trudeau said, repeating the same sentence in French and English, at a press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda.

Allies “will not, cannot let Putin win” after violating international rules, targeting civilians, attacking neighboring countries”, continued the Canadian prime minister, who visited Poland.

We will do everything to ensure that Putin faces serious consequences for the choices he has made. and for every bad choice I may make in the coming days and weeks,” he promised.

The head of the Canadian government considers that Vladimir Putin “relys on the fact that, in a democracy, it is sometimes difficult to find understanding, but find unity, ferocity in economic response which shows how democracy can and will uphold the principles on which it was founded”.

Poland and Canada were among the countries most pushing for action.“, she says.

The Polish president has also spoken out in favor of “multi-directional” and “lightning” sanctions aimed at hitting the Russian economy on the one hand, and Vladimir Putin and those around him on the other. Andrzej Duda also said that hope to see Putin’s answer to “war crimes” before the International Criminal Court.

Russia launched a military offensive in Ukraine in the early hours of February 24. which has displaced more than 2.3 million people in neighboring countries — the fastest exodus from Europe since World War Two, according to the latest UN figures. The Russian invasion was condemned by the international community at large and many countries and organizations imposed sanctions against Russia affecting almost every sector, from banking to sports.

The war in Ukraine, which enters its 15th day today, has resulted in an undetermined number of dead and injured, which could run into the thousands, according to various sources.

While acknowledging that the “true number is much higher”, the United Nations confirmed this Thursday the deaths of at least 549 civilians and 957 injured.

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