Minister Nicholson to Hold Media Teleconference from Jordan

March 5, 2015 – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will hold a media teleconference on Thursday, March 5, 2015, from Amman, Jordan, to discuss his visit to the following locations:
Paris, France (including a meeting with Laurent Fabius, France’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development);
Dubai, United Arab Emirates (including a meeting with his U.A.E. counterpart, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan);
Baghdad, Iraq (including a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart, Ibrahim al-Jaafari; Haider Al-Abadi, Iraq’s Prime Minister; and Salim Al-Jabouri, Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq);
Erbil, Iraq (including a meeting with Masoud Barzani, President of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq); and
Amman, Jordan (including a meeting with Nasser Judeh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs of Jordan).
Event: Media teleconferenceDate: Thursday, March 5, 2015Time: 11:30 a.m. ET
Media representatives wishing to participate in the teleconference should dial 1-877-413-4814 (toll-free in Canada and the United States) or 613-960-7526. The access code is 358-4066.
For more information, please contact:
Johanna QuinneyPress SecretaryOffice of the Minister of Foreign Affairs343-203-1851johanna.quinney@international.gc.ca
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