Readout: Foreign Affairs Minister speaks with his Indian counterpart

News release

March 4, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India, had a phone call this week.

The Ministers discussed the situation in the Indo-Pacific region related to COVID-19, including their respective countries’ responses. Minister Champagne stressed the need for greater international coordination.

The Ministers discussed the broader bilateral relationship and the steps towards hosting the next Strategic Dialogue in Canada.

Minister Champagne raised recent events in Delhi and expressed concerns over the lives lost.


Syrine Khoury
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Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

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