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.
Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, met with Katherine Tai, United States Trade Representative, in Washington, D.C., during the Minister’s first international trip since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today met with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, Dr. Muhammad Shtayyeh, Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, and Dr. Riad Malki, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Palestinian Authority.
Minister Ng congratulated Minister Kyerematen on his re-appointment as minister of trade and industry. She emphasized Canada’s commitment to working with Ghana as partners to further bilateral relations, explore trade and investment opportunities, continue development work and uphold shared values, such as respect for human rights, democracy and the rule of law.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today spoke with Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, on the margins of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Matera, Italy.
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met today with his Indonesian counterpart, Retno Marsudi, on the margins of the G20 Foreign Ministers’ and Development Ministers’ Meeting in Italy.
Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, spoke with Celeste Drake, Director of Made in America in the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, as well as with labour leaders from Canada and the United States, about reinforcing the thriving economic relationship between Canada and the United States.