Baird Meets with Foreign Minister of Panama

Baird Meets with Foreign Minister of Panama

April 11, 2014 - Ottawa, Ontario - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and his Panamanian counterpart, Francisco Álvarez de Soto, had a successful meeting to discuss bilateral and hemispheric topics of interest. This month marks the first anniversary of the Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement.

Minister Baird said that Panama is a great friend and an important ally of Canada’s. He also expressed Canada’s support for Panama’s leadership at the Organization of American States in the promotion of a genuine dialogue in Venezuela.

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

Canada’s Strategy for 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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