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Joint Statement in support of the International Criminal Court

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“As States Parties to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), we uphold that the Court, its officials and staff shall carry out their professional duties as international civil servants without intimidation. In line with the May 17, 2024, press release of the President of the Assembly of States Parties and the May 3, 2024, statement by the Office of the Prosecutor, we reconfirm our unwavering support for the Court as an independent and impartial judicial institution.

Joint Statement by the Governments of the United States of America, Canada, and the United Kingdom Exposing Russia’s Subversive Activity and Electoral Interference Targeting Moldova

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We, the governments of Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, are united in confronting Russia’s aggression and subversion against democratic societies. We continue to support Ukraine as it defends its freedom and independence from Russia’s illegal and unjustified full-scale invasion. We also stand firmly against persistent Kremlin attempts to use disinformation, criminal and covert activities, and corruption to undermine sovereignty and democratic processes.

Statement of the Participant Countries of the Ukraine CBRN Information Sharing Initiative (ISI), May 2024

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Established in 2016 as a result of the Russian Federation’s occupation of Crimea and as an offshoot of the G7-led Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction, the ISI convenes likeminded countries of the international donor community to meet Ukraine’s most urgent radiological and nuclear security needs...

Statement by Foreign Affairs Minister on 35th anniversary of Tiananmen Square

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Today, Canada marks the 35th anniversary of the violent crackdown in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, against unarmed and peaceful citizens, many of whom were students.

Joint Statement on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Russia

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“The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom, the High Representative of the European Union, and the Secretary of State of the United States of America affirm that the recent sanctions designations by each of our governments represent a coordinated effort to hold the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and Russia to account and to impose costs on actors and entities involved in the unlawful transfer of arms from the DPRK to Russia for use in attacking Ukraine.

Statement by Minister Joly welcoming the nomination of a Prime Minister-designate of Haiti

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “On behalf of the Government of Canada, I commend the Transitional Presidential Council (TPC) for the nomination of the new Prime Minister-designate of Haiti and for moving toward achieving this important transition of power.

Statement on verdict of Hong Kong pro-democracy politicians and activists

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Global Affairs Canada today issued the following statement on the verdict on the “Hong Kong 47” trial: “Canada is deeply concerned at the guilty verdicts handed down in the National Security Law (NSL) mass trial of 47 pro-democracy politicians and advocates known as the "Hong Kong 47” or “NSL 47.

Statement to mark International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers

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“For more than 75 years, United Nations peacekeepers have deployed to countries as diverse as Côte d’Ivoire, El Salvador, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (now North Macedonia) and Timor Leste to act in the service of peace. Since 1948, more than 4,370 peacekeepers have died in service, including more than 120 Canadians."

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