On November 19, 2022, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the President of Switzerland, Ignazio Cassis, on the margins of the Eighteenth Summit of La Francophonie.
Prime Minister Trudeau and President Cassis underlined their continued support for Ukraine and affirmed their commitment to remaining united in the face of Russian aggression. The two leaders spoke of the importance of the implementation of sanctions against Russia.
Spent some time with @IgnazioCassis today. Whether it’s supporting Ukraine, advancing climate action, or promoting investment and creating jobs, we’ll continue to work together – and we’ll keep delivering results for the people of Canada and Switzerland. pic.twitter.com/VmNeCtdh0R
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) November 19, 2022
Prime Minister Trudeau and President Cassis highlighted La Francophonie’s role in promoting the French language and upholding democracy and good governance, as well as the need to strengthen these commitments. The two leaders underlined their desire to further facilitate the promotion of francophone content online.
The leaders discussed the ongoing negotiations at COP 27 in Egypt and the upcoming COP 15 in Montréal, Canada, and agreed to further advance cooperation related to environmental and climate action.
The two leaders agreed to continue working together to advance shared priorities.