Minister Cannon and Swedish Foreign Minister and President of the Council of Ministers of the European Union Carl Bildt to Hold Joint Media Availability

(No. A/97 - September 30, 2009) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and President of the Council of Ministers of the European Union, Carl Bildt, will take part in a Canada-EU Transatlantic Dialogue and hold a bilateral meeting in Ottawa on October 1. After their meeting, both ministers will be available to take questions from media representatives. The Canada-EU Transatlantic Dialogue is an opportunity to address a wide range of common international concerns, as a demonstration of the diverse and strategic relationship that we share with the European Union.

Event: Photo-op and joint media availability
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2009
Time: 2:30 p.m. EDT
Location: 9th Floor, Lester B Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Interested media are asked to identify themselves at the reception desk in the Pearson Building no later than 2:15 p.m.

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