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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the President of France, Emmanuel Macron

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Emmanuel Macron, President of France.

The Prime Minister and President exchanged views on the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and the international response to it. Prime Minister Trudeau reiterated Canada’s support for Interim President Juan Guaidó and for adherence to Venezuela’s Constitution.   

The two leaders expressed their deep concern for the people of Venezuela and the actions of the illegitimate Maduro regime. 

Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron also discussed the arbitrary detention of two Canadians in China, as well as the arbitrary imposition of the death penalty on a third Canadian, and the importance of the rule of law.  Prime Minister Trudeau thanked President Macron for France’s clear statement in support of Canada.