MOSCOW, March 25. /ITAR-TASS/. The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday that Russia was open to constructive and honest cooperation with Canada but would react to any unfriendly actions.
Russia has imposed sanctions on high-ranking Canadian officials, parliamentary deputies and public figures in retaliation for penalties which the Canadian government imposed against Russian officials and deputies of the Russian Federal Assembly (parliament) over Russia’s actions in Ukraine and Crimea, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Alexander Lukashevich said, noting there were 13 people on the Russian sanctions list against Canada.
They include Christine Hogan, Foreign & Defence Policy Adviser to the Canadian prime minister; the Clerk Of the Privy (secret) Council Wayne Wouters, etc.