Minister Joly attends G20 Foreign Ministers’ Meeting

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Ottawa – Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with her Jordanian counterpart Ayman Hsafadi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Jordan. They spoke about Canada’s strong diplomatic ties with Jordan as well as the current crisis in the Middle East, including the humanitarian situation in Gaza.  

Minister Joly meets with China’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Wang Yi

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Munich – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with China’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wang Yi, on the margins of the Munich Security Conference. The Ministers discussed Canada-China relations and issues critical to global security, including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the crisis in the Middle East. Both Ministers agreed that bilateral issues should continue to be discussed pragmatically …

Minister Joly travels to Germany to attend Munich Security Conference

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has travelled to Germany to attend the Munich Security Conference from February 16 to 18, 2024. While in Munich, Minister Joly`s emphasizing both Canada’s continued support for Ukraine in the face of Russia’s war of aggression and its efforts to strengthen the rules-based international order. She will meet with her counterparts to …

Minister Joly speaks with US Secretary of State Blinken

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Washington – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and United States Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, met in Washington, D.C., to discuss the strength of the Canada-U.S. relationship and its importance to security and prosperity in the region and around the world. Minister Joly and Secretary Blinken discussed important transboundary issues, such as the Canada-United States Columbia River Treaty and …

Minister Joly speaks with Republic of Korea’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, yesterday spoke with Cho Tae-yul, the Republic of Korea’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and congratulated him on his recent appointment as minister. Building on significant progress made in 2023 during the 60th anniversary of Canada-Korea relations, the ministers highlighted the importance to keep the momentum and agreed to work closely to implement …

Canada sanctions individuals affiliated with Hamas

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA). The sanctions apply to 11 individuals that hold senior positions within Hamas or its affiliates and were integral to the planning, funding and execution of the October 7 terrorist attacks against Israel. Along with its international partners, Canada …

Minister Joly travels to Republic of Moldova, Poland

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Ottawa – As Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine nears the end of its second year, Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, travelled to the Republic of Moldova and Poland from January 29 to February 1, 2024, where she will meet with her counterparts and senior government officials to discuss shared priorities. While in Chisinau, Moldova, Minister Joly will meet with …

Minister Joly speaks with Israel’s newly appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, held her first bilateral discussion with Israel Katz, who was recently appointed as Israel’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. During the call, Minister Joly reaffirmed Canada’s support for Israel’s right to exist and to defend itself in accordance with international law, including international humanitarian law. She reiterated Canada’s unequivocal condemnation of Hamas’ terrorist …

Minister Joly meets with Japan’s Foreign Affairs Minister

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Montréal – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with KAMIKAWA Yoko, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, during her visit in Montréal, Quebec. Minister Joly extended Canada’s sympathies to Minister Kamikawa following the recent earthquake in Japan and reiterated Canada’s offer of support. During the meeting, the Ministers discussed the regional and global peace and security challenges stemming from …

Minister Joly speaks with Chinese officials on war in Middle East, Ukraine

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, spoke with China’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wang Yi. The Ministers exchanged views on a wide range of critical global and regional issues, including the Israel-Hamas conflict, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and ongoing challenges and opportunities in the Indo-Pacific region. Minister Joly raised concrete priorities for forward collaboration, including fighting climate change …