U.S. Secretary of State Blinken’s Call with Canadian Foreign Minister Garneau | site |

(Information contained in U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson, press release dated: August 18, 2021)

Today, U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Ned Price provided the following information:

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Canadian Foreign Minister Marc Garneau last night about the situation in Afghanistan, including our efforts to bring American and Canadian citizens to safety and to assist vulnerable Afghans. The Secretary expressed his profound appreciation to Canada for resettling 20,000 vulnerable Afghans and for Canada’s ongoing coordination with international efforts to address the situation in Afghanistan.