Britain and Canada to share embassies abroad


Britain and Canada will establish joint diplomatic missions and share embassy offices abroad, the foreign secretary, William Hague, is set to announce.

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

The proposals involve “co-locating” embassies and sharing consular services in countries where one of the nations does not have an embassy, the spokesman said.

Hague and Baird will sign an agreement and hold a press conference on Monday afternoon to explain the plans in further detail.

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