The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada joins the international community in reiterating its serious concern at the passage of national security legislation for Hong Kong by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China.
Members of the International Coordination and Response Group for the victims of Flight PS752 (Afghanistan, Canada, Sweden, Ukraine, the United Kingdom) have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation regarding negotiations on reparations by Iran.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, today issued the following statement: “We welcome today’s announcement at the International Civil Aviation Organization Council meeting that Iran has finally formally committed to July 20 for the download of the data of the flight recorders of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 at France’s Civil Aviation Safety Investigation and Analysis Bureau.
While some countries are preparing to partially open up their borders, the Government of Canada wants to remind all Canadians that a global travel advisory to avoid all non-essential travel outside Canada remains in effect. We also continue to advise travellers to avoid all cruise ship travel until further notice.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “We are aware that China has chosen to proceed with formal charges against Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor. Canada is extremely disappointed and concerned.
We, the Foreign Ministers of the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the High Representative of the European Union underscore our grave concern regarding China’s decision to impose a national security law on Hong Kong.