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d.c .,: Motion and Security Council

d.c .,: Specifically the motion called for MPs to agree to Endorse the findings of the UN fact-finding mission in Myanmar that crimes against humanity were committed;That these horrific acts' be sanctioned;Recognize that these crimes constitute genocide;Call on the UN Security Council to refer the matter to the International Criminal Court; and that Senior Myanmar military officials be investigated and prosecuted for the crime of genocide, according to CTV. After the motion was read, MPs clapped and agreed to adopt the motion. The motion was brought forward by Liberal MP and foreign affairs parliamentary secretary Andrew Leslie. Speaking from Washington, D.C., Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland called it a very important statement by Canada. Canada has publicly condemned the violence and has committed 300 million over the next three years to help refugees fleeing the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the southeast Asian country. She thanked all MPs for their work in recognizing this atrocity. ( As reported in the news.