Matvienko: the canadian sanctions will have a negative impact on bilateral relations

Матвиенко: канадские санкции негативно скажутся на двусторонних отношениях

Canada introduced sanctions against several Russian citizens have a negative impact on the whole complex of Russian-canadian sanctions, this decision of the Ottawa itself is driving itself into a dead end, said the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.

Canada imposed sanctions against 15 people, including six deputies of the state Duma of the Russian Federation from Crimea.

“As for Canada, this decision, of course, negatively affect the entire complex of Russian-canadian relations,” she told reporters on Tuesday.

According to the speaker of the Federation Council, this decision Canada “itself pushes himself to a standstill”.