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expulsion of diplomats not directed against Canada

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posted on May, 7 2009 @ 01:13 AM
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expulsion of diplomats not directed against Canada


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Russia has offered assurances that expulsion of two Canadian diplomats was not directed against Canada, but was an act of retaliation against NATO, Foreign Affairs Minister Lawrence Cannon said Wednesday.

Cannon met with the Russian ambassador to Canada earlier in the day for clarification on why Isabelle François, director of NATO's information office in Moscow, and her colleague Mark Opgenorth were expelled.

"The Russian ambassador came in and specifically said that for their part, it’s not a retaliation that is directed against Canada, nor against the Canadian diplomats," Cannon
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posted on May, 7 2009 @ 01:13 AM
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I have to say I was shocked when I heard Canadian diplomats had been expelled from Russia considering the amazing relationship we've held with them so far.

It looks as though we were just caught in the crossfire between the heated relations of Russia and NATO.


Things between Russia and NATO are getting rather sketchy.

They really need to work out this Georgia issue.
Georgia needs to let it's provinces vote for themselves and decide whether they leave Georgia to be with Russia.

... and NATO needs to stop supporting countries that shell their own provinces.

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