Minister Joly to host Women Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on Iran

Media advisory

October 19 The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will host a virtual meeting of women foreign ministers to discuss the grave state of women and human rights in Iran in the midst of mass unrests and ongoing protests against the Iranian regime. The Minister will open the meeting by delivering remarks reiterating Canada’s commitment to working with the international community to support Iranians.

DATE: Thursday, October 20, 2022

TIME:  8:00-8:10 AM EDT – Minister Joly to deliver remarks, which will be open to the media.

Notes for media:

Media representatives are invited to view the opening remarks at the following links:

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Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

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