Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo

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On the occasion of the coronation of King Charles III, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, in London, United Kingdom, on May 7.

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The two leaders talked about the situation in Sudan and the mediation efforts that are related to it. They expressed their deep concern about the violence that is still going on and the big effects it has on the humanitarian system, which could destabilize the whole region. They emphasized that the international community must speak with one voice to encourage a settlement and called for an immediate ceasefire that is respected by both parties. State leader Trudeau emphasized that Canada is steady of African-drove endeavors to determine the contention.

President Akufo-Addo and Prime Minister Trudeau discussed the decline of democracy, the rise of instability, and efforts to maintain stability in West Africa. The Sahel’s rising levels of terrorism and instability were brought to the Prime Minister’s attention. He noticed Canada’s obligation to the district and highlighted the strength of the Bay Coast nations as really important. He praised Ghana’s leadership in dealing with issues of peace and security in the region.

The two leaders discussed the international financial institutions’ ongoing reform efforts. Canada, according to Prime Minister Trudeau, is in favor of efforts to reform multilateral development banks in order to better meet the requirements of emerging and developing economies and provide them with access to improved international financing and sustainable debt management. To this end, he stated that he would seek greater ambition and unity within the G7.

Prime Minister Trudeau expressed concern about human rights violations all over the world and thanked President Akufo-Addo for Ghana’s efforts to advance democracy and gender equality.

The two leaders reaffirmed their desire to continue working together to advance shared values, such as democracy, peace, and security, and to improve the relationship between Canada and Ghana.

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