Posted by: africanpressorganization | 27 June 2011

Canada / Minister Baird to Debrief from Rome on Benghazi Fact-finding Trip



Canada / Minister Baird to Debrief from Rome on Benghazi Fact-finding Trip


OTTAWA, Canada, June 27, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — John Baird, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, will be available to media at the Canadian embassy in Rome to discuss meetings held today with Libya’s National Transitional Council (NTC) in Benghazi. The meetings are part of Canada’s enhanced diplomatic engagement strategy with the NTC, announced earlier this month.

Following a brief statement, Minister Baird will take questions from the media.

Event: Media availability

Date: Monday, June 27, 2011

Time: 3:30 p.m. ET; 9:30 p.m. local time

Location: Canadian embassy in Rome, via Salaria, 243, Rome

Media representatives wishing to participate by teleconference should dial 1-877-413-4814 (Canada and the United States toll-free) or 613-960-7526. The access code is 5173142.



Canada – Ministry of Foreign Affairs


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