November 28, 2011
Minister Baird meets with Wael Ahmed Kamal Aboul Magd, Ambassador of Egypt to Canada, in Ottawa, November 28, 2011.
The two men discussed a range of issues, including the historic parliamentary elections that began today in Egypt. Minister Baird called for these elections to be free, fair, peaceful and transparent. He also emphasized the importance of respecting human rights and the fundamental freedoms of all Egyptians, noting with concern the detention of bloggers.