Minister Garneau congratulated Brunei on its successful chairmanship, in an unprecedented year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic. He highlighted Canada’s strong support for ASEAN in addressing the challenges posed by the pandemic.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine’s Minister of Foreign Affairs; and Olha Stefanishyna, Ukraine’s Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration.
Minister Garneau reaffirmed Canada’s support for Belarus’ democratic movement and sought Ms. Tsikhanouskaya’s views regarding the ongoing human rights violations in the country. Minister Garneau reiterated the need for an international investigation into these violations.