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I wish to make clear that no one, including fellow parliamentarians and the Ukraine delegation, was aware of my intention or of my remarks before I delivered them,” he added. “This initiative was entirely my own, the individual in question being from my riding and having been brought to my attention.
I particularly want to extend my deepest apologies to Jewish communities in Canada and around the world. I accept full responsibility for my actions,” Rota concluded.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered his apologies on Wednesday for the honoring of a Nazi in Parliament on Friday. In making his mea culpa, he emphasized that he was in no way at fault and the blame for the appearance of World War II veteran Yaroslav Hunka was entirely on the shoulders of House of Commmons Speaker Anthony Rota, who has since resigned in disgrace.
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