Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested Tuesday the Trump administration was partially responsible for the Ukrainian jet disaster; saying his “escalation” with Iran brought down the aircraft.
“I think if there were no tensions, if there was no escalation recently in the region, those Canadians would be right now home with their families,” Trudeau told Global News television.
"If there was no escalation recently in the region, those Canadians would be right now home with their families.” @JustinTrudeau now says it's @realDonaldTrump's fault that Iran shot down a plane with nearly 200 passengers, including 57 Canadians.https://t.co/OOtWJOVgZ0
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) January 14, 2020
“This is something that happens when you have conflict and war. Innocents bear the brunt of it and it is a reminder why all of us need to work so hard on de-escalation, moving forward to reduce tensions and find a pathway that doesn’t involve further conflict and killing,” Trudeau continued.
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Source: New York Post