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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on the results of the general election in the United Kingdom

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the results of the election in the United Kingdom:

“On behalf of the Government of Canada, I would like to congratulate David Cameron on his strong re-election as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom with a majority government.

“Canada and the United Kingdom share a deep and close relationship rooted in our common history and values, our tradition of parliamentary democracy, our partnership on global issues, and our shared sovereign, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.