Baird Meets with President-Elect of Paraguay

Baird Meets with President-Elect of Paraguay

August 5, 2013 - Asunción, Paraguay - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets with Horacio Cartes, president-elect of Paraguay. During their meeting, Baird congratulated president-elect Cartes on his election victory and noted that Canada looks forward to working with the incoming government to further strengthen Canada’s partnership with the people of Paraguay. 

Canada and Paraguay enjoy close relations in areas of common interest, such as human rights and multilateral cooperation. In 2011, Canada and Paraguay celebrated the 50th anniversary of full diplomatic relations between the two countries.

This visit represents the first official visit of a Canadian foreign affairs minister to Paraguay.

To learn more about Canada’s relationship with Paraguay, visit Canada-Paraguay Relations.

Canada’s engagement in the Americas envisions a more prosperous, secure and democratic hemisphere. To learn more about Canada’s engagement in the Americas, visit The Americas: Our Neighbours, Our Priority.

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