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Address by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to the European Parliament

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Introduction

President Tusk, President Tajani, distinguished Parliamentarians, ladies and gentlemen.

Good morning. It is a privilege to be here today. I’m told that this marks the first address to the EU Parliament by a sitting Canadian Prime Minister, so thank you for allowing me this honour.

As you know, I was in Brussels not too long ago to formally sign the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, and the Strategic Partnership Agreement.