The required number of signatures must be collected before July 19.
In the Parliament of Canada was e-petition, which calls on the government to start supplying defensive lethal weapons to Ukraine.
To the petition came up for discussion in Parliament, need to collect another 400 signatures.
MP from the Conservative party James Bezan on the page in Facebook urged to sign the petition and send a signal to the government.
“Confrontation with Russia-backed rebels in the East of Ukraine escalated. Ukraine needs lethal weapons to protect its citizens and sovereignty. Sign the petition and send the signal to the government”, – he wrote.
The petition also urges the government to sign the agreement on defense cooperation with Ukraine and to make it in Automatic control list of countries by firearms. This list (Automatic Firearms Country Control List) identifies the countries in which Canada allows domestic producers to supply weapons. Now it includes 35 countries, including Botswana, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Colombia, but there is no Ukraine.
The author of the petition – former member of Federal Parliament Yuriy Shimko. The required number of signatures must be collected before July 19.
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