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International Trade Minister Fast to Strengthen Trade Relations with Russia

International Trade Minister to meet with Russia ’s First Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov to strengthen Canada-Russia economic ties

(No. A/31 - June 1, 2011) The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will meet with Viktor Zubkov, Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister, on June 2, 2011, in Ottawa to sign a joint ministerial statement and witness the signing of documents that will increase Canada-Russia economic cooperation.

Event: Photo opportunity for signing ceremony (cameras and photographers only)
Thursday, June 2, 2011
6:15 p.m. ET
Quebec Suite, Fairmont Château Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario

For more information, please contact:

Adam Taylor
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of International Trade
and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
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