On February 8, 2013, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted his first visiting foreign minister to the State Department -- John Baird of Canada.
The two talked about hockey, Iran, and the many interests the two countries share, from trade relations to border security. Read here for a brief look at the U.S. and Canada's diplomatic history.
Photo: Secretary of State John Kerry (right) and Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird in Washington.
Photo Courtesy U.S. State Department