Obama holds talks with Canadian Premier

March 11, 2016 12:54 PM

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Washington, March 11 (BNA): The US President Barrack Obama held talks in the White House with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is paying the first visit of a Canadian Premier to Washington after nineteen years.

Obama and Tudeau expressed during their meeting last night resolve to boost bilateral relations mainly in tackling climate change, SAWA Radio reported.

The Canadian Prime Minister voiced hope to see stronger ties between both countries in the next years. Meanwhile, the US President accepted an invitation by Trudeau to visit Canada before end of his presidential term.

The Canadian Prime Minster lauded strong relations with the US, describing the Americans as "allies, partners and friends" of his country. He also expressed support to Obama’s vision concerning climate change, saying "we will leave to our children and grandchildren a cleaner planet."

The White House announced that both countries agreed on common steps to combat climate change, including reduction of Methane gas emissions from oil plants and signing the climate agreement reached in Paris as soon as possible.

Source: bna.bh

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