Trudeau Says New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Is His 'Friend' & Gave Her So Many Compliments

The Canadian PM has shared multiple posts about Ardern! 🇨🇦
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Justin Trudeau & Jacinda Ardern Are Friends & He Gave Her So Many Compliments

The Canadian prime minister is full of compliments for his New Zealand counterpart! Justin Trudeau and Jacinda Ardern chatted on Sunday and he later described her as a “friend.”

In the days following Ardern’s electoral win in New Zealand, Canada’s PM has shared multiple complimentary social media posts about her leadership.

On October 19, he described reaching out to Ardern via phone to congratulate her on the “historic victory.” 

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My friend, your leadership continues to inspire - and I’m wishing you all the best in your second term.

Justin Trudeau

“There’s so much we can do together and I’m looking forward to all of it,” he wrote.

Sharing a photo of the two of them together on October 17, he had another sweet message for the New Zealand PM.

“Whether it’s fighting climate change, empowering women and girls around the world, or ensuring equitable vaccine distribution, I look forward to continuing our work together [...]” he said.

In an official statement on Sunday, he explained that the two of them had chatted via phone about issues like COVID-19, medically-assisted dying, cannabis legalization and climate change.

The notice also confirmed that the two prime ministers had agreed to keep in touch.

Talk about a good working relationship, eh?!

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