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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Concludes Successful Official Visit to Cuba

Havana, November 17 (RHC)-- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has concluded a productive first official visit to Cuba, where he reinforced Canada’s longstanding relationship with Cuba and identified a number of areas where the two countries could work even closer together. 

In his meetings with President Raúl Castro, Prime Minister Trudeau agreed to collaborate on climate change, gender equality, regional safety and security issues, as well as take steps to grow both economies and strengthen the middle class. 

The Canadian prime minister also delivered remarks and responded to questions at the University of Havana, where he emphasized the importance of Canadian values related to gender equality and building a stronger, more inclusive society. 

During his visit, Justin Trudeau participated in a roundtable with civil society organizations to discuss diversity, race, gender, and LGBTQ2 issues.  He also laid a wreath at the José Martí Monument, in honor of Cuba's National Hero. 

Edited by Pavel Jacomino
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