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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with King Abdullah of Jordan

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with His Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan.

Prime Minister Trudeau expressed his condolences for Jordanians killed, injured, or affected by the tragic mosque attacks in New Zealand. He conveyed his commitment to confront Islamophobia and all forms of hate in order to create a world in which all people can feel safe and secure. The two leaders reaffirmed the need to protect diversity and counter violent extremism, and pledged to work together in this effort.

The Prime Minister and the King also spoke about the importance of promoting peace and security in the Middle East, and looked forward to keeping in touch in this regard.