Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the President of Moldova, Maia Sandu, on the margins of the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Prime Minister Trudeau commended Moldova for its ongoing response to the crisis in Ukraine and its continued humanitarian efforts to assist those fleeing Russia’s violence. He reaffirmed the importance of the Moldova Support Platform and Canada’s ongoing support to help mitigate the pressures of the humanitarian crisis on Moldova and its institutions.
Canada stands with Moldova – and, together, we stand with Ukraine. I have said that before, and I reiterated that sentiment when President @SanduMaiaMD and I spoke today. We also spoke about supporting Ukrainian refugees, defending democracy, and ensuring security in the region. pic.twitter.com/xvOB71m7QQ
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) September 21, 2022
The two leaders highlighted the strong bilateral relations between Canada and Moldova. President Sandu shared Moldova’s interest in joining the European Union.
Prime Minister Trudeau and President Sandu thanked one another for their mutual cooperation and looked forward to meeting again in the near future.