Foreign ministers discuss Indo-Pacific

According to a May 3 news release issued by Global Affairs Canada, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Marc Garneau met with his Japanese counterpart, Toshimitsu Motegi, to discuss bilateral efforts to maintain peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region. During their discussion, at the G7 Foreign and Development Ministers’ Meeting in London, the ministers agreed on six specific areas of cooperation: the rule of law, security, energy security, health, trade promotion, and the environment and climate change. 

Following the meeting, Garneau said: “Today, Canada and Japan build on a strong and longstanding partnership to stren­gthen coop­er­a­tion to advance common interests in the region and ensure it remains free and open.”

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