Japan-Canada Relations

October 25, 2018

On October 25, commencing at around 9:15 A.M. for approximately 30 minutes, Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, held a summit telephone talk with the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada. The overview of the meeting is as follows.

1. Prime Minister Trudeau explained the current situation of the domestic procedures for the TPP 11 Agreement in Canada. Both leaders confirmed the importance of the early entry into force of the Agreement.

2. In addition, Prime Minister Trudeau explained an agreement reached on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). In response, Prime Minister Abe expressed his expectation that the Agreement would lead to the liberalization and stable development of trade in the North America region.

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