The Canadian Leadership

INFORMATION SECURED 9:00 AM - December 1, 1992

Pierre Guimond - Desk Officer  - Central and Eastern Europe Relations Division Ministry of External Affairs

(NOTE: Guimond recommended as the expert in this matter by Barbara McDougall's office at External Affairs)

- THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DOES NOT RECOGNIZE THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA

- THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WILL BE ADVISING THE PROTOCOL OFFICER FOR THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO TODAY THAT THEY DO NOT RECOMMEND THAT THE FLAG OF THE REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA BE FLOWN OUTSIDE ANY PUBLIC BUILDING AND WOULD NOT DO SO OUTSIDE ANY FEDERAL BUILDING.