Readout: Minister Champagne speaks to counterparts from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States

News release

June 1, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today spoke with his counterparts from Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.

The ministers discussed the impacts of COVID-19, including the response of the World Health Organization and its plans to conduct an independent review of the global response to the pandemic.

The ministers agreed that a shared priority would be to ensure the stability of supply chains, as well as the procurement of personal protective equipment and medical supplies.

They also spoke about issues of shared concern, including the situation in Hong Kong.

Minister Champagne and his counterparts agreed to continue communicating and reiterated their commitment to the global response to COVID-19.

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Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Syrine.Khoury@international.gc.ca

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