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Minister Joly to attend G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Indonesia

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that she will be travelling to Bali, Indonesia, from July 6 to 9, 2022, to participate in the G20 Foreign Affairs Ministers’ Meeting. The G20 foreign ministers will be convening at a time when the world is struggling with unprecedented challenges such as climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the growing food …

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Expanding ties with Rwanda, new ambassador to African Union

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced Canada’s intention to further strengthen its diplomatic relationship with Rwanda by converting the Canadian office in Kigali into a high commission. Canada will be increasing its diplomatic capacity to help promote its diverse partnerships with Rwanda and the broad range of our shared interests and cooperation within multilateral organizations, such …

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Minister Joly to attend Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers, Nato meetings

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that she will travel to Kigali, Rwanda, from June 22 to 25 to attend the Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting. The Minister will then travel to Madrid, Spain, from June 28 to 30 to attend the Nato Leaders’ Summit along with Prime Minister Trudeau. While in Kigali, Rwanda, Minister Joly will …

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Canada imposes sanctions on Russian oil, gas, chemical industries

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Los Angeles – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ongoing egregious and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. These new measures impose a ban on the export of 28 services vital for the operation of the oil, gas and chemical industries, …

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Trudeau to visit Norad, attend Summit of Americas

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Ottawa – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that he will travel to Colorado Springs to visit the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Headquarters and Los Angeles to take part in the Ninth Summit of the Americas, hosted by the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden from June 7 to 11, 2022. The Prime Minister will …

Minister Joly meets with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with Isadora Zubillaga, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Venezuelan Interim Government and co-founder of Women for Democracy in Venezuela. The ministers discussed the Women for Democracy in Venezuela Movement and women’s role in building a more inclusive society. The ministers underscored the importance of women’s meaningful participation in negotiations, …

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Canada welcomes 2nd charter flight for Ukrainians in Montréal

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Montréal —As part of our commitment to support those fleeing Russia’s unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine, Canada has secured three charter flights for those who need help travelling to Canada. The Government of Canada continues to work closely with provinces and territories, settlement organizations, and NGOs across the country to support Ukrainians and their family members before, during, and after their …

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Canada imposes additional sanctions on Russian oligarchs

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ongoing egregious and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. These new measures impose restrictions on 14 individuals including Russian oligarchs, their family members, and close associates of the Putin regime. These individuals have directly …

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Trudeau announces more military support for Ukraine, sanctions against Russian entities

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Kyiv – Canada sends a resounding message to the world that we continue to stand shoulder to shoulder with Ukraine and its people. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, visited Kyiv, Ukraine, where he met with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia Freeland, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mélanie Joly, accompanied the Prime Minister. Earlier today, the Prime …

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Sanctions for 203 people complicit in attempted annexation in Ukraine

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Ukraine) Regulations in response to President Putin’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. These new measures impose restrictions on 11 senior officials and 192 other members of the People’s Councils of the so-called Luhansk and Donetsk People’s Republics who are complicit …