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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Call With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada

The Vice President spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau today by telephone to discuss deeper cooperation on a range of global issues. The Vice President praised Canada's leadership in hosting the Fifth Replenishment Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis to be held in Montreal in September and underscored that the United States will continue its strong support for the Global Fund. The two leaders also highlighted their commitment to a robust and effective North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The Vice President welcomed Canada's renewed global engagement on these and other challenges, and the two leaders pledged to maintain a strong and vibrant relationship between the United States and Canada.