September 2018 archive

CARICOM Foreign Ministers Meet With Deputy Secretary Of State H.E. John Sullivan

In an important meeting on Thursday 27th September 2018, CARICOM Foreign Ministers met with Deputy Secretary of State H.E. John Sullivan. The extensive exchange geared around climate change and disaster risk reduction, financial and banking services, security, migration and education amongst other issues. Minister Brantley intervened on behalf of the group to present on the …

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Foreign Minister Participates In Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting.

New York (September 27, 2018) Honourable Brantley participated in the Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting held on Thursday 27th September within the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. Present at the meeting was Commonwealth Secretary-General: Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, who introduced the Annual Commonwealth report which provided an overview of the practical working …

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St. Kitts And Nevis Establishes Diplomatic Relations With The Kingdom Of Bahrain

St. Kitts and Nevis established diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Bahrain today September 27th 2018 in a brief signing ceremony. Foreign Minister Brantley engaged His Excellency Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain. The energetic and fruitful discussion focused on potential areas for bilateral cooperation to build strong …

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St. Kitts Nevis Foreign Minister Brantley engages Foreign Minister of Canada after Caribbean-Canada Meeting

New York (September 26, 2018)The Honourable Mark Brantley engaged Her Excellency Chrystia Freeland, Foreign Minister of Canada, after participating in a meeting between Foreign Ministers of the Caribbean and Canada. Both Foreign Ministers briefly discussed the way forward for intensifying the strong diplomatic relationship between the two countries. During the Caribbean- Canada meeting, the CARICOM …

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St. Kitts Nevis Foreign Minister Brantley engages with Foreign Affairs Officials from the United Arab Emirates

Foreign Minister Brantley engaged His Excellency Sultan Al Shamsi, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for International Development Affairs on the substantive projects that are the outcome of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) -Caribbean development fund and its Technical Cooperation Framework. These projects focus on developing renewable energy resources and harnessing the benefits of …

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Foreign Minister Brantley expressed thanks to United States of America State Department Officials for the Visa Interview Waiver

In a bilateral engagement with the US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Ambassador Kenneth Merton, Foreign Minister Brantley thanked the US Government for the visa interview waiver, a policy change that has had a significant impact in St. Kitts and Nevis. Minister Brantley informed that this waiver will lift a heavy burden off nationals …

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CARICOM Foreign Ministers meet with UK Minister for Caribbean Affairs

New York (September 25) The Foreign Ministers of the Caribbean engaged with Lord Ahmad, Minister responsible for Caribbean Affairs in the United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Office. Foreign Minister Brantley, in his intervention, commended the UK for the recent relaxation of the criteria for granting development assistance in the aftermath of the spate of hurricanes in …

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St. Kitts and Nevis and Republic of Togo Establish Diplomatic Relations

New York, (September 25, 2018) – St. Kitts and Nevis established diplomatic relations with Togo today 25 September 2018, as it seeks to expand its diplomatic footprint on the African continent. Minister Brantley engaged Professor Robert Dussey, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and African Integration during a brief signing ceremony. The Ministers discussed deepening relations …

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Foreign Minister Brantley fulfilling the Mandate to Expand the Diplomatic Footprint of St. Kitts and Nevis

At a brief ceremony held today 25th September, 2018 in the margins of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, the Honourable Mark Brantley signed a Joint Communique to establish diplomatic relations with the Republic of San Marino. San Marino, like St. Kitts and Nevis bears the title of one of the world’s smallest countries. In …

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Foreign Minister Mark Brantley Engages Foreign Minister of Japan, Tarō Kōno

New York (September 24, 2018) Honourable Mark Brantley attended the 6th CARICOM-Japan meeting within the margins of the high-level week of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Monday 25th September 2018. The meeting presented an opportunity for CARICOM and Japan to discuss critical issues of mutual interest, in particular, the state of affairs …

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