• Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump
    The Prime Minister spoke today with United States President Donald Trump. The two leaders discussed relations with China, including the arbitrary detention of two Canadian citizens in China and Canada’s ongoing efforts to secure their release. 
    The Briefing Room
    Toronto, Ontario - May 9, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister of Spain.Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Sánchez discussed the recent national elections in Spain, in which Prime Minister Sánchez’s Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) received more votes than other political parties.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - May 8, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Donald Tusk, President of the European Council.The Prime Minister and the President exchanged views on the ongoing crisis in Venezuela. Prime Minister Trudeau reiterated his support for Interim President Juan Guaidó and his grave concerns for the situation of the Venezuelan people.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - May 7, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Petro Poroshenko, President of Ukraine
    Today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.Prime Minister Trudeau thanked President Poroshenko for the work that he has done during the past five years to help put Ukraine on its Euro-Atlantic path towards a prosperous, stable, and democratic future.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - May 6, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the President of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel
    Today, Prime Minister Trudeau spoke with Miguel Díaz-Canel, President of Cuba.The Prime Minister and the President discussed the ongoing crisis in Venezuela. The Prime Minister, on behalf of the Lima Group, underscored the desire to see free and fair elections and the constitution upheld in Venezuela. The Prime Minister also reiterated his concern for the ongoing suffering of the Venezuelan people. The two leaders discussed ways they could work together to support a peaceful resolution to the crisis.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - May 3, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand
    Today, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand to take stock of developments since the terrorist attack in Christchurch on March 15, 2019. They also discussed the devastating terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. The two leaders reaffirmed their countries’ commitment to inclusion and diversity, and agreed that more needed to be done globally to address hate and fear leading to extremism and violence, including through the internet. 
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - April 23, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Volodymyr Zelenskiy, President-elect of Ukraine
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Ukrainian President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy.Prime Minister Trudeau congratulated President-elect Zelenskiy on his victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on 21 April, and reiterated Canada’s unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - April 23, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Emmanuel Macron, President of France
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with President Emmanuel Macron of France.Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron shared perspectives on working together to address violence and extremism. They discussed the tragic attacks in Christchurch and reiterated their solidarity to the people of New Zealand. Both leaders committed to finding new ways to collaborate in combatting hatred in all its forms.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - April 12, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Prime Minister Trudeau congratulated Prime Minister Netanyahu on his fifth electoral success, and wished the country well as Israel moves ahead with the process of forming a coalition government. Prime Minister Trudeau said he looked forward to working closely with the new Israeli government, and underlined the two countries’ long history as close friends and steadfast allies.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - April 12, 2019
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of the Republic of Croatia
    Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović.Prime Minister Trudeau congratulated President Grabar-Kitarović on becoming Chair of the Council of Women World Leaders, a highly prestigious organization of current and former women Presidents and Prime Ministers.The two leaders also discussed relations with China. Prime Minister Trudeau raised the cases of Canadians arbitrarily detained in China, and stressed the importance of upholding the rule of law and respecting the independence of the justice system.
    The Briefing Room
    Ottawa, Ontario - April 9, 2019