Modification - Baird Meets New U.S. Counterpart

Modification: Additional Information

February 8, 2013 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird travels to Washington today for a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

“Canada and the United States are friends, allies and partners on the economy, energy and the environment,” said Baird. “The strong bonds of our cooperation are rooted in our shared values and interests.

“I look forward to working with Secretary Kerry to find new ways to create jobs, growth and opportunity on both sides of our shared border.”

Minister Baird and Secretary Kerry will emerge from their meeting to hold a joint media availability.

Event: Media availability
Friday, February 8, 2013
Approximately 2:30 p.m. ET
U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street N.W., Washington, D.C.

Additional information:

Pre-set for video cameras: 1:30 p.m. from the 23rd Street N.W. entrance lobby. Final access time for journalists and still photographers: 2:15 p.m. 23rd Street entrance lobby.

For more information, please contact:

Foreign Affairs Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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