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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres.  

The Prime Minister and the Secretary-General reaffirmed their commitment to supporting multilateralism and the rules-based international order. 

Prime Minister Trudeau and the Secretary-General discussed the arbitrary detention of two Canadians in China, the application of the death penalty to a third Canadian in China, and the importance of safeguarding international norms, including diplomatic immunity, judicial independence and respect for the rule of law.

The Prime Minister acknowledged the Secretary-General’s leadership in responding to the crisis in Yemen and thanked him for his ongoing commitment to finding a lasting and peaceful solution.