Washington DC, 1 October 2022 (TDI): Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada, Mélanie Joly is on a visit to the United States. During her visit, she met with Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States.


During the discussion, Mélanie Joly and Antony Blinken highlighted their strong partnership on problems of security and democracy within the hemisphere and beyond.

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Mélanie Joly emphasized the significance of their continued collaboration in response to Russia invasion of Ukraine and in support of the Ukrainian people.

Remarks on Haiti’s Development 

She underlined Canada’s commitment to work toward the establishment of a more stable, democratic, and economic future for Haiti during a discussion of the country’s collaboration with Caribbean and regional partners.

Both ministers agreed to continue exploring methods in which the international community can help the stability and sustainable development of Haiti.

Cooperation in Indo-Pacific

Both the United States and Canada are Pacific states and historic partners in the Indo-Pacific.

Mélanie Joly and Antoney Blinken concurred that it is essential to continue strengthening Canada-United States collaboration and our common goal for an open and inclusive Indo-Pacific region, and to support its robust supply chains.

They also reviewed Canada’s vital mineral policy and how the country can be a dependable partner in enhancing supply chain resilience.

Mélanie Joly and Antoney Blinken addressed possibilities for Canada and the United States to continue building nations’ historic partnership to promote human rights, confront global challenges, and advance peace and security.

United States and Canada Diplomatic Relations

Due to their common history and location, the United States and Canada enjoy a strong, enduring bond.

The United States is Canada’s closest partner and strongest ally, and the two nations share a profound bond.

In the Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership, President of US, Joe Biden and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau affirmed their shared commitment to addressing global challenges.

Both states reiterated their firm commitment to the United Nations, G7, G20, NATO, the WTO, and the Five Eyes community.

In addition to close bilateral ties, both states cooperate in multilateral groups, including international efforts to combat terrorist financing and money laundering.