The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada is very concerned by reports of hundreds of civilians killed and injured last week in the context of a counter-terrorism operation in the village of Moura, Mali. We offer our deepest condolences to the families of the civilian victims. Canada condemns in the strongest possible terms this attack on civilians and any violations of international humanitarian law.
Canada and Finland enjoy a rich history of excellent relations built on people-to-people ties and shared values. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Canada and Finland, the governments of Finland and Canada celebrate all that we have achieved together and look toward the future, committing to deepening our partnership and cooperation on foreign and security policy in support of peace, prosperity, human rights and stability.
A joint statement on Armed Forces Day in Myanmar by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union and the Foreign Ministers of Albania, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Georgia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Palau, Republic of Korea, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
“Every spring, the re-opening of schools in Afghanistan comes along with great hopes and expectations of millions of students: to meet classmates and friends again, to resume learning and training, and to take another step forward in life.
“We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union strongly condemn the continued testing of ballistic missiles by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), including the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) launch conducted on March 24, 2022.
Statement from the Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States of America and the High Representative of the European Union: We are united in our condemnation of the Taliban’s decision not to reopen secondary schools to Afghan girls.
“Canada strongly condemns North Korea’s launch of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) on Thursday, March 24. Canada and its allies had also deplored the launch of North Korea’s missiles in early March, involving a new Intercontinental Ballistic Missile system. These tests pose a direct threat to international and regional peace and security and are a clear violation of the United Nations Security Council resolutions.
“Today, Canada joins Francophones in Canada and around the world to celebrate the French language as well as the richness and diversity of francophone cultures. Throughout our history, Francophones and Francophiles have helped shape our country and make it dynamic, inclusive, united and open to the world..."
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement at the conclusion of the 40th extraordinary session of the Ministerial Conference of La Francophonie, which took place in Paris on March 16, 2022: “Canada, represented by Isabelle Hudon, personal representative of the Prime Minister of Canada for La Francophonie, actively participated in the conference to promote the Canadian vision of a diverse and inclusive Francophonie, centred on the protection and promotion of the French language as well as the defence of peace, democracy and human rights.
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “As a proud member of the Commonwealth, Canada works with 53 countries around the world to advance and uphold democracy, human rights and the rule of law, as enshrined in the Commonwealth Charter.