Minister Joly to meet with Baltic counterparts in Québec City

Media advisory

June 1, 2022 – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs will meet with her counterparts from the Baltic region, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia Eva-Maria Liimets, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis  and Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica, Latvia’s Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on June 2 in Québec City.

As close transatlantic allies and partners, the ministers will discuss opportunities to coordinate their efforts in the face of Russian aggression, including defending against disinformation and growing authoritarianism. They will also address the role of energy and food security in the current conflict.

After the meeting, counterparts will hold a joint press conference, followed by a visit to Canadian Forces Base Valcartier accompanied by the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence.

Media opportunities

Event: Breakfast with civil society and community leaders - Photo opportunity.
Location:  Room Les Plaines, Hilton Québec, 1100 Blvd René-Lévesque E., Québec City, QC
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022
Time: 8:00 a.m. ET

Event: Joint Press Conference
Location: Room Lomer Gagnon, La Citadelle de Québec, 1 Côte de la Citadelle, Québec City, QC
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022
Time: 12:00 p.m. ET

Event: Visit to Canadian Forces Base Valcartier - Photo opportunity
Location: Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, QC
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022
Time: 2:15 p.m. ET

Notes for media

  • Media must register in advance for all media opportunities by contacting
  • Media are asked to arrive at least 30 minutes before events begin.
  • Media are kindly asked to wear a mask during events.
  • Visitor parking at La Citadelle de Québec and Canadian Forces Base Valcartier is available on a first come, first served basis.


Adrien Blanchard
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

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