Minister Cannon to Meet with U.S. Secretary of State and Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs in Washington, D.C.

(No. A/74 - July 16, 2009) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, is in Washington, D.C., to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs Patricia Espinosa. There will be a photo opportunity at the start of the meeting. The meeting will be followed by a joint media availability.

Event: Photo opportunity
Date: Thursday, July 16, 2009
Time: 10:45 a.m. EDT
Location: U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street NW, Washington, D.C. Media enter at 23rd Street entrance.

Media representatives may begin their set-up at 10:15 a.m. They must arrive by 10:30 a.m. to be granted access to the photo opportunity.

Event: Joint media availability
Date: Thursday, July 16, 2009
Time: 1:15 p.m. EDT
Location: U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street NW, Washington, D.C. Media enter at 23rd Street entrance.

Media representatives may begin their set-up at 12:15 p.m. They must arrive by 12:45 p.m. to be granted access to the availability.

Media representatives wishing to participate in either the photo opportunity or the availability are requested to RSVP by calling the Embassy of Canada in Washington’s Media Relations Office at 202-682-7732.

For more information, please contact:

Catherine Loubier
Director of Communications
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