We call on Canada to join with Germany and other European allies to do everything possible to get Russia and the U.S. back to the arms control negotiating table.
Instead of building on the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump has chosen to unilaterally abandon it, with no discernible plan in place for what comes next.
The “nuclear taboo” has not been broken since 9 August 1945 and we all have a role to play in keeping it that way.
Canada, having declined participation in U.S. strategic ballistic missile defence, should seek opportunities to promote dialogue on moving from destabilizing great power competition to cooperation.
With North Korea, China, and Russia among the uninvited, it remains to be seen whether the Vancouver Foreign Ministers’ meeting will do more harm than good.
Canada must promote diplomacy and dialogue between the US and North Korea and condemn continued bellicose threats from both sides.