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1/22, 4:17 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Canada, US discuss situation in Ukraine

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed with his counterpart Canadian Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly the situation in Ukraine and reaffirmed their concern about Russia, as read in a statement published on Saturday by the US Department of State.

According to the statement, Secretary Blinken underscored the United States' unwavering commitment to Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity while discussing the massive implications and severe economic costs if Russia chooses an option other than "diplomacy and de-escalation."

The US Department of State released the statement one day after the meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

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