Baird Meets With U.K. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Alistair Burt

Baird Meets With U.K. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Alistair Burt

May 14, 2012 - Ottawa - The two discussed a range of issues, including the ongoing Eurozone crisis, recent developments in the Middle East as well as participation in the Commonwealth.

Canada and the United Kingdom continue to work closely together in various international organizations and are the only two countries to hold concurrent memberships in NATO, the G-8, the G-20 and the Commonwealth.

Baird took the opportunity to present Under Secretary of State Burt with a Toronto Blue Jays cap, as Burt will head to Toronto to continue his bilateral visit, stopping at the Rogers Centre Tuesday night to take in a baseball game between the Blue Jays and the Tampa Bay Rays.

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