Baird Signs Technical Arrangement with Cyprus

April 4, 2013 - Nicosia - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird signs a technical arrangement on consular contingencies with Ioannis Kasoulides, Cyprus’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, thereby formalizing consular cooperation between the two countries and ensuring Cyprus’s support in case of consular emergencies.

Baird expressed Canada’s appreciation for the help Cyprus has provided to Canada over the past few years. For example, Cyprus helped thousands of Canadians to safety from Lebanon in 2006, provided invaluable help to Canada’s combat withdrawal from Afghanistan and continues to help Canadian military personnel as they go home from Afghanistan.

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