Rob Oliphant to travel to South Africa Malawi Tanzania

Rob Oliphant to travel to South Africa, Malawi, Tanzania

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has announced that Robert Oliphant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, will visit South Africa, Malawi and Tanzania from May 22 to May 27, 2022. In Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa, Parliamentary Secretary Oliphant will engage with key government officials on shared priorities, including, global health, democracy, climate cooperation, and …

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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

eAwaz Canada News

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 …

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Rob Oliphant to travel to Senegal, Nigeria from April 19-22

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that Robert Oliphant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, will be in Senegal and Nigeria from April 19-22. In Dakar, Senegal, Parliamentary Secretary Oliphant will meet with key government officials and parliamentarians to discuss African Union priorities and shared foreign policy objectives. He will also meet with United Nations …

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Minister Joly concludes successful visits to Indonesia and Vietnam

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Hanoi – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has concluded a successful visit to Indonesia and Vietnam. The visit focused on deepening our countries’ already strong relationships and advancing shared priorities, including global security, gender equality, and fighting climate change. During her visit, Minister Joly also underscored Canada’s commitment to pursue active engagement with partner countries throughout the region as …

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Minister Joly meets with Finnish counterpart

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Helsinki – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with Pekka Haavisto, Finnish Minister of Foreign Affairs, during her trip to Helsinki, Finland. Minister Joly thanked Minister Haavisto for his country’s warm welcome. Minister Joly recognized Finland’s strong support of Ukraine and its people. Both ministers condemned Russia’s further invasion of Ukraine and agreed on the need for continued international …

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Minister Joly to travel to Finland, Germany and Belgium

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, announced that she will be travelling to Finland, Germany and Belgium to coordinate with Canada’s partners on responses to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. Canada is unwavering in our support of Ukraine and its people. We will continue to work together with our partners and Allies to impose severe …

Melanie Joly

Canada imposes additional sanctions on Belarusian leadership

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Belarus) Regulations in response to the Lukashenko regime’s involvement in Vladimir Putin’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. These new measures impose restrictions on 22 senior officials of Belarus’s Department of Defence who supported the attack, notably by allowing their country …

Melanie Joly

Canada imposes additional sanctions on enablers of President Putin’s illegal invasion of Ukraine

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Ottawa – Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is imposing new sanctions under the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations in response to the Russian regime’s illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine. These new measures impose restrictions on 15 Russian officials who enabled and supported President Putin’s choice to invade a peaceful and sovereign country. As part of Canada’s …