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Canada ready for June UN Security Council election despite not actively campaigning amid pandemic, says UN envoy

By Neil Moss      

Canada's Ambassador to the UN, Marc-André Blanchard, wouldn't say whether he thinks Canada has the necessary votes to win a place on the Security Council.

Canada's Ambassador to the UN, Marc-André Blanchard, was appointed to the New York City post in 2016. United Nations photograph by JC McIlwaine

With a fast-approaching United Nations Security Council election, Canada’s mission at the UN is focusing its efforts on curbing the coronavirus pandemic, but Canada’s envoy to the international body says he is ready for the June vote.

Neil Moss

Neil Moss is a reporter at The Hill Times covering federal politics, foreign policy, and defence. 
- nmoss@hilltimes.com


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