The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, said today that "although negotiations with the United States" were not easy ", when signing the T-MEC trade agreement with that country and Mexico yesterday, Canadians have worked" together " and they put their interests "first".
"Although the negotiations were not easy, we Canadians worked together and put our interests first, because we know that economic stability, trade and growth are in the best interest of the middle class of our three countries," the Canadian said at a news conference. press after the G20 summit in Buenos Aires.
Similarly, he said that "it has been a very productive year" and highlighted the role of his country in the G20, as well as the importance of free trade, gender equality and the role of women in the development of work.
"I would like to congratulate Argentina for bringing the perspective of gender equality to our discussions," he said at the end of the leaders' meeting, which ended with the final declaration of the twenty most important members of the global economy.
"Our economies and societies are complete when women are complete and participate in them," he said.
During the two days of appearance in the G20, the leaders discussed the issue of climate change, free trade and other challenges common to all the countries that comprise it.
"No country can solve global problems by itself, we have to work together and the G20 offers an important forum to do so," stressed Trudeau.
He also stressed that Canada plays an important role in the creation of the G20, as well as its rise to the category of leaders in 2008, in the middle of the financial economic crisis.
"Over the years the forum has proven its worth to create a prosperous and stable world and our goal is to thrive in the great challenges that we all face," said the Canadian Prime Minister.
After meeting with his counterparts from Argentina, South Africa, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain and Japan, among others, Trudeau said he was "happy to say that we have obtained consensus and communication with important commitments in key areas."
In this way, he referred to the creation of work, investment in clean energy, the future of work and education and the fight against climate change, as well as the infrastructure to promote sustainable economic growth, free trade and Gender equality for girls' education and the empowerment of women, concluded the president.