Canada remembers and honours the more than 6 million Jewish people who were systematically murdered by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust. We honour the survivors, those who stood against the horrors of the Holocaust and countless others who suffered unimaginable hardship and loss.
Rachel Bendayan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade will attend the first Ministerial Meeting of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, in Brussels, Belgium. She will reaffirm Canada’s commitment to the Declaration of the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust.
Canada, Ukraine, Sweden, Afghanistan and the UK – members of the International Coordination and Response Group for the victims of Flight PS752 – held an in-person meeting at Canada House in London, UK, today and agreed upon a framework for cooperation with Iran in response to this tragedy to provide closure, accountability, transparency and justice for the families and loved ones of all the victims.
The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a meeting of the International Coordination and Response Group for the families of the victims of PS752 at the High Commission of Canada in London.
Canada strongly supports the diplomatic engagement of France, Germany and the United Kingdom in pressing Iran to respect its commitments under the agreement, including through activating the Dispute Resolution Mechanism.