6 octobre 2020 | Local, Aérospatial, Naval, Terrestre, C4ISR, Sécurité

Déclaration du ministre Champagne sur la suspension des licences d’exportation vers la Turquie

De : Affaires mondiales Canada

Déclaration

Le 05 octobre 2020 – Ottawa (Ontario) – Affaires mondiales Canada

Le ministre des Affaires étrangères, l’honorable François-Philippe Champagne, a fait aujourd’hui la déclaration suivante :

« Au cours des derniers jours, des allégations ont été formulées selon lesquelles des technologies canadiennes seraient utilisées dans le conflit militaire au Haut-Karabakh.

« Après avoir pris connaissance de ces allégations, j’ai immédiatement ordonné à Affaires mondiales Canada d’enquêter à ce sujet.

« Dans le respect du régime rigoureux de contrôle à l’exportation du Canada, et compte tenu des hostilités continues, j’ai suspendu les licences d’exportation pertinentes vers la Turquie, le temps de mieux évaluer la situation.

« Le Canada demeure préoccupé par le conflit actuel au Haut-Karabakh, qui se traduit par des bombardements de collectivités et des pertes civiles.

« Nous demandons que des mesures soient prises immédiatement pour stabiliser la situation sur le terrain, et nous réitérons que rien ne peut remplacer une solution pacifique et négociée à ce conflit. »

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