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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy

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Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

The Prime Minister and President discussed Canada’s continued assistance to Ukraine and work with like-minded partners to address the broader global impacts of Russia’s illegal and unjustifiable war. The Prime Minister reiterated Canada’s strong ongoing support for Ukraine against Russia’s military aggression. The leaders discussed the importance of maintaining strong unity amongst allies and continuing to impose severe costs on Russia in the face of its illegal and unjustifiable invasion of Ukraine.

The leaders also strongly condemned Russia’s persistent, indiscriminate, and horrific attacks on civilians and civilian infrastructure in Ukraine. President Zelenskyy thanked Prime Minister Trudeau for Canada’s military, humanitarian, and development aid to Ukraine.

The Prime Minister commended the President’s leadership in defence of Ukraine and our shared democratic values. He highlighted the courage of the Ukrainian people in coming together to defend their country and their freedoms against Russia’s ongoing attacks. The two leaders agreed to keep in close touch.

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