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Posts Tagged ‘Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs’ (6 found)

Unannounced Visit of Burmese Foreign Minister to Canada

Canadian Friends of Burma (CFOB) learned an unannounced but ‘official visit’ of Burmese Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung to Canada from Oct. 2 to 4.

“U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, paid an official visit to Canada,” The state-run newspaper, The New Light of Myanmar, reported on Saturday Oct. 6., 2012 […]

October 6, 2012  •  By Canadian Friends of Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Canada Sends Best Wishes to Aung San Suu Kyi on Her Birthday

John Baird, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s birthday:

“I would like to extend my heartfelt best wishes to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in celebration of her 66th birthday. This is the first time in several years that she has been able to celebrate her birthday while not confined to prison or house arrest […]

June 18, 2011  •  By Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Minister Cannon Expresses Concern over Burmese Elections

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on Burma’s election[…]

November 7, 2010  •  By Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Lawrence Cannon  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Canada Concerned by Dissolution of Political Parties in Burma

“Canada is disappointed that Burma’s military regime has reached a new low in its failure to live up to its democratic promises. The dissolution of the NLD and nine other political parties further illustrates the regime’s systematic disregard for the basic principles of democracy […]

September 16, 2010  •  By Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Canada responds to release of election date in Burma

[…] While Canada welcomes the Burmese military regime’s commitment to hold democratic elections, we have serious concerns that the elections will be held under oppressive conditions and that they will not be conducted in line with international standards […]

August 14, 2010  •  By Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Canada Deeply Concerned by Burmese Election Laws

The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement expressing Canada’s concern about the new electoral laws promulgated by the Burmese regime:

“Canada is deeply concerned by the new election laws unveiled by the Burmese regime this week. While Canada continues to study the new laws carefully as they are promulgated, what we have seen to date suggests that the Burmese regime is resolutely failing to deliver on its promise of free and fair elections this year. […]

March 11, 2010  •  By Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤