5/21, 8:37 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Trudeau comments on Australian election results

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement hours after Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese was declared the winner of the Australian general elections.

In the statement, Trudeau congratulated Albanese for being elected prime minister and thanked outgoing Scott Morrison for "valuable partnership over the past four years."

"I'm wishing you nothing but the best in your future endeavors," said Trudeau, adding he looks forward to working with the prime minister-elect "to deepen relations" between the two countries and also move forward with "progressive ideas" to deliver results for the people of Canada and Australia.

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