U.S. President Joe Biden spoke with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today, congratulating the re-elected Liberal leader on his party’s win in Monday night’s federal election.
According to a statement sent out by the White House, the two leaders spoke about the need to work together to rebuild the economies of both countries and continue in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The President expressed to Prime Minister Trudeau his desire to continue working closely and deepening collaboration with Canada – one of our nation’s top partners,” the statement said.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also saluted Mr. Trudeau on his third straight election victory.
“Congratulations [Justin Trudeau] on your re-election,” Johnson said in a social media post today. “The U.K. and Canada are great friends and partners and I look forward to us working closely together in the years ahead.”
Mr. Biden’s comments were echoed by U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Arnold Chacon, who also congratulated Mr. Trudeau and the Liberal Party.
“My colleagues at the Embassy and I look forward to working closely with the re-elected government and continuing our progress on the Roadmap for a Renewed U.S.-Canada Partnership,” Mr. Chacon said.
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky also congratulated Mr. Trudeau on his victory and said he looks forward to stronger ties between the two countries.
“Congratulations to @JustinTrudeau on election victory. I am sure that the special partnership between 🇺🇦 and 🇨🇦 will be further strengthening. I look forward to host my friend Justin Trudeau in #Kyiv with a visit” said the Ukraine President on Twitter.
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