July 18, 2011
John Baird, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs, meets his Chinese counterpart, His Excellency Yang Jiechi, in Beijing, July 18, 2011.
Minister Baird stressed the importance of strengthening Canada-China relations to the benefit of both countries in areas such as trade, education and technology.
Minister Baird and Minister Yang had a constructive exchange on key bilateral issues including human rights and governance.
Minister Baird is committed to representing and promoting Canada's values as we strengthen ties with China.