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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with President of Senegal Macky Sall

June 17, 2022 | Vision Newspaper | Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with the President of Senegal, Macky Sall.

The Prime Minister and President discussed the strong partnership between Canada and Senegal, noting the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. Both leaders reaffirmed the enduring relationship between the two countries, based on strong people-to-people ties, shared democratic values, and common priorities such as economic growth, and peace and security.

Prime Minister Trudeau and President Sall discussed the conflict in Ukraine and its significant secondary effects felt around the world, specifically on the African continent, including rising food prices and concerns over energy security. The leaders discussed the importance of partners coming together to face these challenges and develop concrete solutions to respond to the crisis. The Prime Minister condemned the illegal and unacceptable invasion of Russia in Ukraine, and welcomed engagement by the African Union in support of Ukraine.

Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macky Sall agreed to meet bilaterally at the upcoming G7 Summit in Schloss Elmau, Germany.

SOURCE Office of the Prime Minister of Canada

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