On 14.01.2019, the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, spoke with Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand.

The prime ministers discussed the detention and legal treatment of Canadian citizens in China and the need for all countries to respect judicial procedure and rule of law. The leaders also exchanged perspectives on shared priorities, including their commitment to promoting gender equality and women’s economic empowerment. Prime Minister Trudeau highlighted the significance of the Women Deliver Global Conference, which Canada is hosting in June 2019, as a key opportunity to bring world leaders together to advance women’s equality.

The leaders agreed to remain in close contact on these and other matters with a view to continuing to strengthen relations between the two countries.


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