Statement by Baird and Yelich on the Two Canadians Detained in Egypt

September 10, 2013 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and the Honourable Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), today issued the following statement:

“Canada remains concerned about the cases of Dr. Loubani and Mr. Greyson and continues to work at the highest levels to confirm the specific charges against them. As we have not yet received confirmation of the charges, Canada calls for their release.

“The well-being of Dr. Loubani and Mr. Greyson is our top priority and we are pleased that Canadian consular officials continue to be able to meet with them regularly.

“Canada continues to call for a timely and positive resolution to this matter.”

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