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Minister Champagne meets with Lebanese-Canadian community in Montréal

The Minister and community members discussed the situation in Lebanon in the aftermath of the devastating explosion in the port of Beirut on August 4, 2020. The dialogue focused on how Canada can best help the country not only through this difficult time but also in achieving much-needed economic and political reforms.  As many members of the community raised the issue of governance in Lebanon, Minister Champagne reassured them that Canada will continue to support the people of Lebanon in their demands for an effective, representative and accountable government. He also reaffirmed Canada’s support through humanitarian assistance and the Canadian task force on Lebanon. August 18, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Minister took the opportunity to offer his deepest condolences and support to members of the community whose family and friends have been affected by this tragedy. The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with members of the Lebanese-Canadian community in Montréal, Québec, today.


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