Yerevan, Armenia - October 12, 2018

Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Idriss Déby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad, on the margins of the XVII Summit of La Francophonie in Yerevan, Armenia.

The Prime Minister and the President discussed the importance of empowerment of women and girls, including through access to education, ending child, early and forced marriage and greater participation in all aspects of public life.

The two leaders also discussed the security situation in the Sahel and the Canadian contribution to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).