Modification - Minister Cannon’s Trip to Russia, Croatia, and Finland Postponed

Modification: Participation in NATO meeting cancelled

(No. A/66 - Modification - April 19, 2010) The planned visit of the Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to Russia, Croatia and Finland has been postponed due to the volcanic ash emanating from Iceland. New dates for these visits have not yet been determined. Minister Cannon’s participation in the NATO foreign ministers meeting in Talinn, Estonia, has also been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please see the news release announcing the original visit.

For more information, please contact:

Ève Cardinal
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