Minister Joly speaks with EU High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell


December 11, 2021 - Liverpool, United Kingdom - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today spoke with Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the European Commission, on the margins of the G7 Summit of Foreign and Development Ministers.

Minister Joly and High Representative Borrell exchanged views on their shared G7 priorities. They spoke about the economic and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, as well as coordinated responses to Russia’s military buildup in and around Ukraine, and situations in Ethiopia, Iran, and Venezuela.

Minister Joly and High Representative Borrell discussed Canada-EU collaboration and deepening bilateral engagement.

They agreed that the Canada-EU partnership is invaluable in addressing the greatest challenges of the present time, such as authoritarianism and climate change.

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