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Wednesday, 03 June 2015 12:30

Canada PM to attend the G-7 Summit in Germany

Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper announced that he will travel to Germany to participate in the G-7 Schloss Elmau Summit on June 7 and 8, 2015. Prior to the Summit, he will travel to Kyiv, Ukraine, on June 6. Following the G-7 Summit, he will visit Warsaw, Poland, from June 8 to 10. He will end his travels in Vatican City and Rome on June 10 and 11, Caspian Energy News ( reports with reference to the press service of the Prime minister of Canada.

The G-7 Summit brings together the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union.

Discussions at this year’s G-7 Summit will focus on the global economy, development and key foreign policy and security challenges.

During his visit to Ukraine – his third to the country since January 2014 – Prime Minister Harper will meet with President Petro Poroshenko and Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk ahead of the G-7 Summit. 

In Poland, the Prime Minister will meet with Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz, President Bronisław Komorowski and President-elect Andrzej Duda. Leaders will discuss regional security and ways to strengthen the already deep ties between the two countries, including by way of the Canada-EU Trade Agreement.

In Vatican City, Prime Minister Harper will have an audience with His Holiness Pope Francis and will meet with His Eminence Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State, and Archbishop Paul Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States.

In Rome, Prime Minister Harper will meet with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. The leaders are expected to discuss global security issues as well as ways to strengthen bilateral and commercial relations between Canada and Italy, including through the Canada-EU Trade Agreement.

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