• Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan
    Prime Minister Trudeau and Mayor Khan discussed the tragic terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 15, 2019. The Prime Minister and the Mayor reiterated their condemnation of this despicable act of terrorism, and expressed their sympathies to and solidarity with all those affected. They discussed the importance of combatting fear, and supporting Muslim communities and people everywhere following this tragedy.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - March 19, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh
    The Prime Minister spoke yesterday with Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh.Prime Minister Trudeau expressed his condolences for the Bangladeshis and all Muslims who lost their lives or who were affected by the tragic mosque attacks in New Zealand, conveying his commitment to confront Islamophobia everywhere. The two leaders reaffirmed the need to promote and to protect diversity in order to build a more peaceful and secure world. They committed to working together in addressing the shared priority of countering terrorism and violent extremism.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - March 18, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, to offer his condolences for the many United Nations staff who lost their lives in the Ethiopian Airlines crash. Secretary-General Guterres also offered his condolences to the Prime Minister for the loss of Canadian lives.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - March 17, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke yesterday with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand to offer condolences for those who were killed and injured in the senseless terrorist attack in Christchurch.Recalling the tragic events of 2017 in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Prime Minister Trudeau conveyed that Canada shares the people of New Zealand’s sense of grief and loss. Both leaders reaffirmed their two countries’ commitment to pluralism and diversity, and agreed that hatred, intolerance, Islamophobia, and terrorism have no place in our societies.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - March 17, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
    Today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia to offer his condolences for the deaths of the Ethiopian crew members and citizens on the fatal flight of ET 302. Prime Minister Abiy offered his condolences for the loss of Canadian lives. Prime Minister Trudeau extended his support to Prime Minister Abiy, offering Canada’s assistance.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - March 13, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President Uhuru Kenyatta of the Republic of Kenya
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and offered his condolences for the death of 32 Kenyans in the tragic crash of ET 302. President Kenyatta offered his condolences to the families and friends of the Canadian victims. Prime Minister Trudeau confirmed that Canada is prepared to offer assistance for the ongoing investigation, and the two leaders agreed to share information going forward.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - March 12, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump
    The Prime Minister spoke yesterday evening with United States President Donald Trump. The two leaders discussed the President’s summit with North Korea, the situation in Venezuela, and the tension between India and Pakistan on which the Prime Minister and the President agreed on the need for de-escalation. The Prime Minister raised the issue of steel and aluminum tariffs and expressed the need for the removal of tariffs.The two leaders looked forward to staying in touch on these and other important issues. 
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - March 1, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa
    Today, Prime Minister Trudeau spoke with Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa. The two leaders discussed the outcomes of the African Union (AU) Summit hosted in Addis Ababa earlier this week and Prime Minister Trudeau offered his congratulations to President Ramaphosa as incoming Chair of the AU in 2020. 
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - February 14, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
    Today, Prime Minister Trudeau spoke with Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.The Prime Minister thanked Mme Lagarde for her work to advance gender equality and the economic empowerment of women and girls, including through the G7 and G20, and they discussed the upcoming Women Deliver Global Conference in Vancouver in June.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - February 6, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Juan Guaidó, Interim President of Venezuela
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the Interim President of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó. The two leaders discussed the importance of the international community sending a clear message regarding the illegitimacy of the Maduro regime and the need to respect the Venezuelan Constitution. Both underscored the importance that free and fair Presidential elections be held.  
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - February 3, 2019