Baird Visits Mennonite Community in Paraguay

Baird Visits Mennonite Community in Paraguay

August 6, 2013 - Asunción, Paraguay - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird meets with Mennonite leaders at an outlet of Cooperativa Chortitzer during his bilateral visit to Paraguay.

Canada and Paraguay enjoy close bilateral relations in areas of common interest such as human rights and rule of law. 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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