Canadian Prime-Minister Justin Trudeau and the French President Emmanuel Macron discussed the situation in Ukraine on the sidelines of G20 Summit. The Huffington Post reported that citing the press service of Justin Trudeau.
Trudeau and Macron also focused on climate change, international security, including countering radicalism, coalition in the fight against ISIS, and the situation in Syria.
Canadian and French leaders confirmed their commitment to implement Paris Agreement. They also touched upon the timely ratification of the Canada – EU trade agreement.
Heads of states and governments from all over the world arrived in Hamburg, Germany, invited by Chancellor Angela Merkel, so as to participate in the G20 summit; the event is slated for July 7 and 8.
19 countries and the EU join the event, along with international organizations such as the UN, the IMF, the World Bank and the World Trade Organization.
G20 remains the main forum for international cooperation on financial and economic issues. Leaders of the world discuss topics related to global economic growth, regulation of international trade and financial markets. Climate changes, development policies, labor market, digital technologies and fighting terrorism also make the agenda of the forum.
According to Angela Merkel, G20 member countries should prove that they ‘act as a united front’.
The summit is held amidst mass protests in Hamburg; the situation, however, is under control.