Minister Cannon to Hold Media Availability in New York

(No. A/65 - June 29, 2009) (Modification -details for participation by teleconference)The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a media availability in New York, N.Y., on Tuesday, June 30, 2009.

Before the media availability, Minister Cannon will deliver a statement during the United Nations Security Council debate on Afghanistan. While this event will not be open to media, we invite media representatives wishing a video of his statement to contact Nyi Nyi Teza, of the UN’s Audio-Visual Production Libraries Unit, at 212-863-9270.

Event: Media availability, followed by photo opportunity

Date: Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Time: 1:15 p.m. EDT

Location: 30th Floor, Reuters Building, 3 Times Square, 7th Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, N.Y.

Media representatives wishing to participate in the availability are requested to RSVP by calling the Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office at 613-995-1874.

Media representatives wishing to participate in the availability by teleconference are requested to dial 1-888-265-0464 or 613-954-4096. The conference access code is 17760234.

For more information, please contact:

Natalie Sarafian
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
613-995-1851

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
613-995-1874
international.gc.ca