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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump

The Prime Minister spoke today with United States President Donald Trump. 

The two leaders discussed relations with China, including the arbitrary detention of two Canadian citizens in China and Canada’s ongoing efforts to secure their release. 

The Prime Minister raised the issue of U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs and reiterated the importance of their removal. The Prime Minister and President also exchanged views on progress toward the ratification of the new North American Free Trade Agreement, and underscored the strength of the mutually beneficial Canada-US economic partnership.

They looked forward to staying in touch on these and other important issues.