“Australia calls on Russia to withdraw its military forces from Ukrainian territory and immediately end this illegal invasion, which has caused terrible damage and loss of life in Ukraine,” Mr Albanese said.
“We strongly support Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and provide ongoing humanitarian and military assistance.”
Deputy Prime Minister, Richard Marles, said the deployment of E-7A Wedgetail as an additional early warning capability will help ensure that important support flowing to Ukraine by the international community is protected.
“Australia is committed to ensuring Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity prevails against Russia’s assault on the rules-based order.”
Mr Albanese says the government will continue to work with the Ukraine government and other international partners to provide assistance and calls on Russia to withdraw from Ukraine immediately.
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