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Foreign policy focus in new session should be on China, U.S., and human rights, say Parliamentarians

By Neil Moss      

'The No. 1 [foreign policy] priority is our relationship with the United States,' says Independent Senator Peter Boehm as the U.S. presidential election quickly approaches.

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, right, pictured on Sept. 14 arriving at the Liberal cabinet retreat, has condemned the human rights violations in Belarus and the poisoning of Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

As Parliament returns for another session, MPs and Senators say they want to see a foreign policy focus on Canada’s fraught relationship with China, the ever-important relationship with the U.S., and the declining human rights situation around the world.

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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