Minister Baird Attends Reception for Opening of Canada’s New Embassy in Czech Republic

Minister Baird Attends Reception for Opening of Canada’s New Embassy in Czech Republic

April 22, 2014 - Prague, Czech Republic - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird attends the reception commemorating the opening of Canada’s new embassy in the Czech Republic. Baird took this opportunity to highlight Canada’s foreign policy objectives, including its continued support to the people of Ukraine at a time when Russia’s illegal intervention in Crimea has seriously threatened European peace and security.

“Russia continues to employ provocative actions against Ukraine that threaten to destabilize and divide the region,” said Baird. “This is entirely unacceptable. Russia can expect to face increased isolation from the international community and to suffer further serious consequences should it continue with this course of action.”

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