Baird Meets Turkish Foreign Minister

July 1, 2013 - Bandar Seri Begawan - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meet Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Turkey. Minister Davutoğlu visited Ottawa in September 2012, when he and Baird inaugurated a memorial to fallen diplomats.

Both ministers highlighted the positive momentum in Canada-Turkey relations and the importance of that bilateral relationship in creating jobs, growth and long-term prosperity for both countries. They discussed significant regional security issues, including Syria and Iran.

The meeting was part of Baird’s trip to Asia to expand Canada’s ties with Asian powerhouses, project Canadian values and diversify Canada’s trade relations in the Asia-Pacific region.

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