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Statement on 15th anniversary of terrorist attacks in Mumbai

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“Today, we sadly recall the violent terrorist attacks that unfolded over four tragic days in November 2008 in several locations across Mumbai. Hundreds of innocent people lost their lives and many more were injured. Two Canadians were killed during the attack..."


Joint Statement by Foreign Affairs Ministers of Mongolia and Canada

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, and, Her Excellency Battsetseg Batmunkh, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia, today issued the following joint statement: “Today, Canada and Mongolia reaffirm their strong bilateral relations, as Minister Battsetseg pays an official visit to Canada at the invitation of Minister Joly. This is the first visit by a Mongolian Foreign Minister to Canada in 25 years.


Statement following the Kimberley Process Plenary on conflict diamonds

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “On the Kimberley Process’s twentieth anniversary year, Canada, a founding member of the Kimberley Process, remains committed to this forum as a means of breaking the link between conflict and diamonds.”


Joint Statement by Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom on joint declaration of intervention in The Gambia’s case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice

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“In these proceedings, The Gambia alleges violations of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Genocide Convention). It argues that Myanmar’s security forces perpetrate widespread and systemic “clearance operations” against the Rohingya, and that “genocidal acts committed during these operations were intended to destroy the Rohingya as a group..."


Joint Statement by Canada and the Kingdom of the Netherlands welcoming the provisional measures ordered by the International Court of Justice for Syria to immediately cease torture and other ill-treatment

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“Since at least 2011, countless victims in Syria have been tortured, murdered, sexually assaulted, and forcibly disappeared. Twelve years on, these heinous human rights violations persist. Today, the International Court of Justice recognized the urgency of the situation and the irreparable harm caused by Syria’s recurring use of torture and other ill-treatment against its people..."


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