• Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Italy
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of Italy.The two Prime Ministers expressed their deep concern regarding the worsening situation in Venezuela. They discussed the need for a peaceful and democratic solution to the crisis and stressed the importance of the international community remaining firm and united in support of the Venezuelan Constitution.  Prime Minister Trudeau underscored Canada’s commitment to stand by the people of Venezuela in their desire to restore constitutional democracy and human rights in Venezuela.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - January 31, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the Irish Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Leo Varadkar, the Irish Taoiseach.The Prime Minister and the Taoiseach discussed the deepening crisis in Venezuela and expressed their profound concern for the people of Venezuela, who are suffering greatly under the illegitimate Maduro regime. Prime Minister Trudeau emphasized Canada’s support for Interim President Juan Guaidó and the need to respect Venezuela’s Constitution.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - January 30, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the President of France, Emmanuel Macron
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Emmanuel Macron, President of France.The Prime Minister and President exchanged views on the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and the international response to it. Prime Minister Trudeau reiterated Canada’s support for Interim President Juan Guaidó and for adherence to Venezuela’s Constitution.   The two leaders expressed their deep concern for the people of Venezuela and the actions of the illegitimate Maduro regime. 
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - January 27, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sánchez
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain. The Prime Ministers discussed the international community’s response to the crisis in Venezuela and the illegitimate Maduro regime. Prime Minister Trudeau emphasized his support for Interim President Juan Guaidó. The Prime Ministers agreed on the imperative for new, free and fair elections in Venezuela and agreed to coordinate closely in response to the crisis. 
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - January 27, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the President of Colombia, Iván Duque Márquez
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the President of Colombia, Iván Duque Márquez.The Prime Minister and the President discussed the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and their mutual support and recognition of Juan Guaidó, President of the National Assembly, as the interim President of Venezuela. They agreed that Canadian and Colombian officials would continue to work together and build international support to promote democracy, the rule of law, and human rights in Venezuela, including through the Lima Group.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - January 26, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany
    Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany.Prime Minister Trudeau and Chancellor Merkel exchanged views on key international challenges in 2019, as well as Canada-Germany cooperation on mutual priorities, including through the G7 and G20.Prime Minister Trudeau and Chancellor Merkel discussed developments in Europe, particularly related to the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union.
    The Briefing Room
    Sherbrooke, Quebec - January 18, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the President of Paraguay, Mario Abdo Benítez
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the President of Paraguay, Mario Abdo Benítez.The Prime Minister and President exchanged views on a number of international issues, including the ongoing crisis in Venezuela. They agreed that Canadian and Paraguayan officials would continue to work together to promote democracy, rule of law and human rights in Venezuela, including through the Lima Group. 
    The Briefing Room
    Sherbrooke, Quebec - January 18, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.  The Prime Minister and the Secretary-General reaffirmed their commitment to supporting multilateralism and the rules-based international order. Prime Minister Trudeau and the Secretary-General discussed the arbitrary detention of two Canadians in China, the application of the death penalty to a third Canadian in China, and the importance of safeguarding international norms, including diplomatic immunity, judicial independence and respect for the rule of law.
    The Briefing Room
    Sherbrooke, Quebec - January 18, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
    Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore.Prime Minister Trudeau reiterated his appreciation for participating in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit last year as Guest of the Chair and the opportunity to collaborate on a range of important bilateral issues. He congratulated Prime Minister Lee on the outcome of the summit.
    The Briefing Room
    Sherbrooke, Quebec - January 17, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President Sauli Niinistö of Finland
    The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with President Sauli Niinistö of Finland.Prime Minister Trudeau and President Niinistö discussed bilateral priorities including implementation of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and highlighted the opportunities it creates on both sides of the Atlantic for jobs and economic growth. The Prime Minister conveyed thanks for Finland’s steadfast support for and early ratification of CETA.
    The Briefing Room
    Regina, Saskatchewan - January 16, 2019