The US Secretary of State visits Montreal on Friday

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is making his first official visit to Canada as a senior US diplomat. He will travel to Ottawa on Thursday and then to Montreal the following day.

During his visit to Ottawa, Mr. Blinken will meet the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mélanie Joly, with whom he will notably discuss the crisis in Haiti, the situation in Iran, the Arctic, Canada’s next strategy for Indo- Pacific and War in Ukraine.

“Canada and the United States have one of the most productive, collaborative, and meaningful relationships in the world on a variety of bilateral and global issues. Secretary Blinken’s visit gives Canada the chance to re-emphasize the importance of close collaboration between the two countries on the world stage, including in the Indo-Pacific region, » Mélanie Joly said in a statement. Wednesday.

In Montreal, the US Secretary of State will visit a lithium recycling facility with Ms. Joly. The purpose of the visit is to « promote North American competitiveness and deepen economic and supply chain cooperation, » according to Mr. Blinken’s agenda.


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