PM to visit United Kingdom, Latvia, Germany and Poland

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today that he will travel to Europe from March 6 to 11, 2022. This visit will give them an opportunity to further strengthen Canada’s solidarity with our European partners and allies in the event of aggression. Russia’s injustice to Ukraine.

Canada stands with its allies and allies in support of Ukraine. During his visit, the Prime Minister will discuss with close allies how to continue to respond to Russia’s unjustified and unprovoked military offensive against Ukraine’s territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence. He will also express Canada’s support for the significant humanitarian challenges emerging in Ukraine and the assistance it has provided to respond to refugees fleeing the country. The Prime Minister will also seek to advance important shared priorities, including trade, economic development, climate action and human rights.

The Prime Minister will visit London, United Kingdom on 6 March 2022. He will meet Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who will also be joined by Prime Minister Mark Root of the Netherlands. The leaders will seek to determine further measures to implement in response to Russia’s major violations of international law and the Charter of the United Nations. During his visit to Britain, the Prime Minister will receive an audience with Her Majesty the Queen.

The Prime Minister will then travel to Riga, Latvia on March 8, 2022, where he will meet Prime Minister Krishnanis Kari. The leaders will discuss current security challenges, NATO assurance and deterrence measures and ways to further strengthen bilateral ties. As part of their meeting, Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Karik will be joined by Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kailas and Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simoneti. Together, they will consult on new aid measures to be taken for Ukraine and other common priorities. The Prime Minister will also meet the President of Latvia, Egils Levits.

While in Latvia, the prime minister will also meet with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, the coalition’s response to Russia’s ongoing attack on Ukraine, Canada’s unwavering support on the eastern side of NATO, and continued coordination and cooperation between allies and partners. To discuss the importance. In support of the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine. The Prime Minister will also meet with members of the Canadian Armed Forces in Latvia working on Operation Reassurance and thank them for the work they are doing to make Europe stronger and safer.

The Prime Minister will then visit Berlin, Germany on March 9, 2022. He will meet German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. The leaders will discuss peace and security in Europe, particularly in light of their shared commitment to democracy and multilateralism. Prime Minister Trudeau and Chancellor Scholz will also explore opportunities to deepen bilateral cooperation through the transition to clean energy to increase trade, fight climate change and build the economy of the future. The Prime Minister will also meet the President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Lastly, the Prime Minister will visit Warsaw, Poland on March 10, 2022. He will meet with President Andrzej Duda to discuss security concerns in Eastern Europe and to express Canada’s support for Poland, which currently hosts hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians fleeing Russia. attack.

Prime Minister Trudeau will also use his visit to showcase the successes of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), including creating jobs and raising the average class. He will reaffirm that in these difficult times, Canada stands in solidarity with its allies and remains a stable and reliable partner.


“In the wake of Russia’s unjustified and unjustified aggression against Ukraine, Canada is working closely with its allies and partners to defend democracy against authoritarianism and support the people of Ukraine. Will continue to do everything possible to ensure that Russia’s actions do not go unpunished. »

Right Honorable. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada

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