Reminder - Minister Baird and Minister of State Ablonczy to Make Important Announcement on Syria

(No. A/99 - December 14, 2011) Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and the Honourable Diane Ablonczy, Minister of State of Foreign Affairs (Americas and Consular Affairs), will make an important announcement on the situation in Syria.

Event: Media availability
Thursday, December 15, 2011
9 a.m. ET
Main Lobby, Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Following remarks from the Minister and Minister of State, government officials will be available for a technical briefing. This will be on background and not for direct attribution. Recording devices, including cameras, will not be permitted. This briefing is open to accredited media only and media must attend in person to participate.

A concurrent photo opportunity will be offered to still and video camera operators and will include access to Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada’s Emergency Watch and Response Centre.

For more information, please contact:

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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