Minister Joly to meet with Opposition Leader of Belarus Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya in Ottawa

Media advisory

November 21, 2022 – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs will meet the Opposition Leader of Belarus, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, in Ottawa, on November 22.

They will discuss the Lukashenko regime’s complicity in supporting Russia’s illegal invasion of Ukraine, the defense of the rules-based international order and the importance of countering growing authoritarianism, as well as highlight the importance of upholding democracy in Belarus.

Photo opportunity at the start of the meeting. Please note this media opportunity is not open to questions.

Location: Foyer Third Floor, West Block
Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Time: 12:30 p.m. ET

Notes for media:

  • Media representatives should be on site no later than 12:25 p.m.
  • This event is for accredited members of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery only. Media who are not members of the Press Gallery may contact for temporary access.


Adrien Blanchard
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

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