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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany to discuss the latest developments in the COVID‑19 pandemic.

Prime Minister Trudeau and Chancellor Merkel spoke about actions being taken in Canada and Germany to protect the health, safety, and economic well-being of their citizens.

The two leaders discussed the importance of global coordination in a shared fight against the virus, in a world that is more connected than ever before. They underlined the need to support vulnerable countries in responding to COVID‑19, and to ensure a sustainable, long-term recovery.

The Prime Minister and the Chancellor look forward to continuing to work together, including through the G7, to address global issues such as strengthening international peace and security, and advancing economic resilience and prosperity.

COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving global challenge. The Government of Canada is working closely with local, provincial, territorial, and international partners to minimize its health, economic, and social impacts in Canada and around the world.

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