Melanie Joly congratulates sanctions team

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Ottawa – Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs has thanked her team for their work at Global Affairs Canada. She said: “To the sanctions team, the consular affairs team, the communications and policy teams, and everyone in between at Global Affairs Canada headquarters, I can’t thank you enough for your hard work this year. Wishing you and your family a …

Statement on actions taken by China against Philippines vessels in South China Sea

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Ottawa – Global Affairs Canada has issued the following statement: “Canada condemns the actions taken by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) this weekend against Philippine civilian and government vessels in the South China Sea, first at Scarborough Shoal on December 9 and then at Second Thomas Shoal on December 10. The use of dangerous maneuvers, collisions, water cannons and …

Canada opposes rise in Israeli settler violence against Palestinians in West Bank

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Ottawa – Global Affairs Canada has issued the following statement: “Canada strongly condemns the extremist settler violence against Palestinians in the West Bank and is also gravely concerned by reports of Palestinian communities being forcibly removed from their lands in the West Bank. Canada, along with partners, calls on the Government of Israel to take immediate action to stop such …

Canada sends condolences for victims of Hawai’i wildfires

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement: “The State of Hawai’i has declared a state of emergency in Maui because of major wildfires, and evacuation efforts are under way on Maui and the island of Hawai’i. On behalf of all Canadians, I offer our heartfelt condolences to those who have lost family and friends and wish …

Canada wants detained democratically elected Niger govt members to be released immediately

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Ottawa – Global Affairs Canada has said: “Canada welcomes the leadership and decisions taken by the leaders of the Economic Community of West African States [ECOWAS] at their summit on Sunday, July 30, aimed at restoring constitutional order in Niger. Canada reiterates that President Mohamed Bazoum, his family and the detained members of the democratically elected government must be released …

Canada, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia restore diplomatic ties

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Ottawa – Global Affairs Canada in a statement has said: “In light of what has been discussed between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the sidelines of the summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum in Bangkok …

Government of Canada helping Canadians in Sudan

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Ottawa – As the security situation in Sudan continues to worsen, the Government of Canada is taking action to bring Canadians to safety. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, provided an update on assistance to Canadians in Sudan, including departures in close coordination with partners and allies. Canada has been chairing discussions on …

Global Affairs Canada on 2nd anniversary of military coup in Myanmar

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Ottawa – A joint statement by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union, and the Foreign Ministers of Albania, Armenia, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, the Federated States of Micronesia, Georgia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Republic of Palau, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United …

Minister Ng concludes productive Asean, G20, Apec meetings

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Bangkok – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, concluded another trip to the Indo-Pacific region, during which she accompanied Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the ASEAN Summit, the G20 Leaders’ Summit and the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting. In Cambodia, Minister Ng joined the Prime Minister at the Asean -Canada 45th Anniversary Commemorative Summit. …

Canada strongly condemns fighting in Burkina Faso

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Ottawa – Global Affairs Canada has issued the following statement: “Canada once again joins the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Union and the international community in strongly condemning the fighting in Burkina Faso between different military factions fighting for power with no regard for the civilian population. “We call on those responsible to respect the commitments made …