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Friday 11.04.14| Mexico City | Press Release 141

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) expresses the condolences of the Government of Mexico upon the untimely passing of Jim Flaherty, former Minister of Finance of Canada, who died yesterday in Ottawa.

Flaherty was an outstanding public servant, always interested in promoting close relations between Mexico and Canada. He maintained a close working relationship with his Mexican peers and participated in important international forums held in our country, including the First Meeting of Ministers of Finance of America and the Caribbean (Cancun, 2008), the G-20 Summit (Los Cabos, 2012) and the Meeting of Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors of the G-20 (Mexico City, 2012).