BRITAIN AND CANADA TO SHARE DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS

Britain’s Foreign Secretary William Hague is set to announce plans for the U.K. and Canada to establish joint diplomatic missions and share embassy offices abroad.

The Foreign Office said that Hague will reveal more details of the plans when he meets his Canadian counterpart, John Baird, in Ottawa later Monday.

The plans are aimed at countries where neither Britain nor Canada has an embassy.

Hague described Britain and Canada as “first cousins,” saying in a statement ahead of the meeting that linking up embassies in places where it suits both countries will give Britain and Canada “a bigger reach abroad for less cost.”

24.09.2012

Source: Timeslive.co.za