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Canada condemns fraudulent constitutional referendum in Belarus

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada condemns Belarus’s recent constitutional referendum, which is an attack on democracy and a threat to security and stability in the entire region. Canada will therefore not recognize the results of this referendum.


Statement on World NGO Day

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“Today we celebrate those who are working to build a better world. We celebrate those who work tirelessly for gender equality and education and to end hunger and poverty and keep our planet healthy.”


Canada strongly condemns Russia’s move to recognize independence of two regions within Ukraine

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada strongly condemns President Putin’s recognition of the non-government controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk as independent territories. This constitutes a clear violation of the Minsk agreements, the UN Charter, and a serious threat to the security and stability of the region.


Statement the by G7 Foreign Ministers on Russia and Ukraine

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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, remain gravely concerned about Russia’s threatening military build-up around Ukraine, in illegally annexed Crimea and in Belarus. Russia’s unprovoked and unjustified massing of military forces, the largest deployment on the European continent since the end of the Cold War is a challenge to global security and the international order.


Canada celebrates 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations with Bangladesh

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Fifty years ago today, following the end of Bangladesh’s War of Independence, Canada was one of the first countries to officially recognize the independent state of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, marking the start of our long and successful relationship.


Joint Ministerial Statement on the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers

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Today, to mark the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of International Development and Minister responsible for the Pacific Economic Development Agency of Canada, and the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, issued the following statement: “Children continue to be robbed of their most basic rights because of their recruitment and use in armed conflicts. Instead of living their childhood, these children are trained to fight, and armed with deadly weapons. They are made victims of child labour, are sexually exploited or forced into marriage. As a result, many of these children are killed or suffer from severe and lasting physical and emotional trauma.


Canada relocates diplomatic staff to Lviv

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The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Given the continued deterioration of the security situation caused by the build up of Russian troops on Ukraine’s border, we will be moving our operations to a temporary office in Lviv and temporarily suspending operations at our embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine.


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