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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, who called to discuss the tragic Ukraine International Airlines plane crash.

The Prime Minister and the President expressed condolences for the Canadian, Ukrainian and other citizens who perished in the crash, and underscored that Canada and Ukraine were grieving together.  They also agreed to work closely together to ensure a thorough investigation into the cause of the crash. The Prime Minister conveyed Canada’s readiness to provide expertise and support to ongoing investigative efforts.

The two leaders reaffirmed the close friendship between Canada and Ukraine and looked forward to working together through this difficult time for both countries.