Canada PM Harper says will visit Ukraine next week

OTTAWA, March 14 Fri Mar 14, 2014 4:38pm EDT

OTTAWA, March 14 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Friday he would visit Ukraine next week to meet with the country's interim government.

Harper, who has been particularly critical of Russia's actions in the Crimean peninsula, made the announcement on Twitter. He gave no further details. (Reporting by David Ljunggren, editing by G Crosse)