The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday issued a statement saying Canada urges for maximum restraint between India and Pakistan.
“Canada is gravely concerned about rising tensions between India and Pakistan. We urge both sides to exercise maximum restraint and avoid any further military escalation.
She stressed that dialogue between India and Pakistan is needed to identify a durable diplomatic solution and maintain peace and security in the region.
“Canada remains steadfast in its support of the global fight against terrorism. We are committed to working with India, Pakistan and our international partners in this effort,” she added.