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Leaders of Canada and Europe to Host Ukrainian Relief Fund-Raising Event

OTTAWA — Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, and Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Fee, will host an internet fund-raising occasion for Ukrainian refugees on April 9.

In separate statements issued by Canada and the European Union on Saturday, President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine referred to as on “musicians, actors, athletes, businessmen, politicians, everyone” to take part within the occasion which can be referred to as “Stand Up for Ukraine.”

“After we all work collectively, we will obtain the most effective outcomes for these displaced by Putin’s unlawful and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine,” Mr. Trudeau mentioned.

Noting that Europe has supplied shelter to tens of millions of Ukrainians for the reason that invasion and can increase its aid efforts, Ms. von der Leyen added “a lot is required and the courageous folks of Ukraine deserve solidarity from residents and governments across the globe.”

Few particulars had been supplied in regards to the fund-raising occasion, which can be organized together with World Citizen, an anti-poverty group based mostly in New York.

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