Niue establishes diplomatic relations with Canada

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Niue has officially established diplomatic relations with Canada. According to a government press release issued yesterday, the two nations exchanged government official notes signifying a deep understanding, cooperation and friendship in strengthening ties between both governments. 

In an official phone call yesterday between Premier Hon. Dalton Tagelagi and Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon. Melanie Joly PC, both expressed their appreciation in formalising diplomatic ties. 

Premier thanked Minister Melanie for hosting the Niue delegation in Montreal, Canada last year during the Convention on Biological Diversity. 

This is a significant milestone for both Niue and Canada in fostering greater collaboration in areas of mutual interest, trade and investment, culture, technology and education, as well as promoting peace and prosperity at a global stage. 

Canada is the 24th country to establish diplomatic relations with Niue. 

The Government of Niue looks forward to a fruitful and enduring relationship with the Government of Canada.

Left to right: Minister for Social Services Hon. Sonya Talagi, Canadian High Commissioner to NZ Her Excellency Ms Joanne Lemay and Minister for Natural Resources Hon. Minister Mona Ainuu | Photo credits: Niue Government Media.

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