Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

January 26, 2011 18:45 ET

Media Advisory: Changes to the Meeting of North American Defence Ministers

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 26, 2011) - Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Mexican Secretary of Defence has advised that he is unable to participate in the trilateral meeting of North American Defence Ministers. This meeting has now been postponed.

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Dr. Robert M. Gates, U.S. Secretary of Defense, will still convene for a bilateral meeting and hold a media availability afterwards.

This meeting will focus on defence issues of common interest.

What: Media availability with the Honourable Peter MacKay and Dr. Robert M. Gates.
   
Where: Old City Hall
  111 Sussex Drive
  Victoria Hall Room
  Ottawa, Ontario
   
When: Thursday, January 27, 1:15 p.m.

Note to Editors: Please arrive by 12:45 p.m. for the media availability. Satellite trucks should be parked on the northeast side of the building (out back).

Those wishing to attend are required to pre-register online at http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/news-nouvelles/media/contact-eng.asp.

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