Minister Blair announces military donations at 16th meeting of  Ukraine Defense Contact Group

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Brussels – Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, participated in the 16th Ukraine Defense Contact Group (UDCG) meeting in Brussels, Belgium, hosted by United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III. The meeting brought together representatives from approximately 50 countries, who reaffirmed their commitment to supporting Ukraine and discussed comprehensive military aid to address Ukraine’s immediate defence needs and longer-term …

Bill Blair welcomes Ukraine’s Minister of Defence, Rustem Umerov 

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Ottawa – Bill Blair, Minister of National Defence, welcomed Ukraine’s Minister of Defence, Rustem Umerov, to Ottawa. Minister Umerov was received by a Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) honour guard before participating in a bilateral meeting with Minister Blair. Minister Blair and Minister Umerov condemned Russia’s illegal and unjustifiable further invasion of Ukraine, which represents an attack on the rules-based international …

Minister Anand travels to Brussels to participate in Ukraine Defense Contact Group 

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Ottawa – Defence Minister Anita Anand will travel to Brussels, Belgium from June 15-16 to meet with allies and partners. On June 15, Minister Anand will participate in the thirteenth meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group, hosted by US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III. This meeting is an important opportunity for approximately 50 countries to discuss the …

Minister Anand concludes productive visit to Belgium 

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Brussels – Defence Minister Anita Anand has concluded a productive visit to Brussels, Belgium, where she participated in the ninth United States-led Ukraine Defense Contact Group (UDCG) meeting and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Defence Ministers’ Meeting (DMM). The UDCG meeting on February 14, hosted by United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III, was an important opportunity …

Defence Minister Anita Anand travels to Poland, Belgium

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Ottawa – Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, will travel to Europe from October 10 to 14, 2022 to participate in meetings with Allies and partners on global defence and security issues. On October 11, Minister Anand will make her first official visit to Warsaw, Poland, and meet with her Polish counterpart, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defence, Mariusz Błaszczak. …