Diplomats frustrated at Cannon's closed door

Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon appeared before the House's special Afghanistan committee on Oct. 27 to discuss Canada's progress in the wartorn country. However, opposition members wasted no time honing in on the government's recent dispute with the United Arab Emirates, particularly the number of times Mr. Cannon met with UAE Ambassador Mohamed Abdula Al Ghafli.

Lee Berthiaume, Embassy
Diplomats say they have virtually no access to Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon except at diplomatic parties like Chinese Ambassador Lan Lijun’s reception last month,
Anca Gurzu
Published: Wednesday, 11/03/2010 12:00 am EDT

Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon appeared before the House's special Afghanistan committee on Oct. 27 to discuss Canada's progress in the wartorn country. However, opposition members wasted no time honing in on the government's recent dispute with the United Arab Emirates, particularly the number of times Mr. Cannon met with UAE Ambassador Mohamed Abdula Al Ghafli.

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