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They were photographed together at Windsor Castle, and Buckingham Palace confirmed the news on social media.
“This afternoon, the Queen received the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, for an audience at Windsor Castle,” the official Twitter account said.
Due to the confidentiality of the audience, a spokeswoman for Queen Elizabeth II could not comment on what was discussed during the meeting.
“The audience is just a one-on-one meeting with the Queen. Audiences meet regularly during Her Majesty’s work week,” the royal family said in a statement. website.
“Most of the audience is for members of the diplomatic community, although Her Majesty also welcomes political, religious and military leaders, as well as people who have received prestigious cultural awards.”
Trudeau on Sunday went to the United Kingdom. The Prime Minister told his followers on social media that he was heading to the country to “further support” the people of Ukraine if Russia invades the country.
“We are going to fly to the United Kingdom,” he said shared on Twitter. “I will share the news here for a week – about the work we are doing to further support the people of Ukraine, and about the progress we are making with our allies and partners – so check back often.”
Russia launched Fr. full-scale invasion of Ukraine On February 24, Russian President Vladimir Putin called the attack a “special military operation.”
The Russian invasion also sent 1.7 million people to flee Ukraine, making what the head of the UN refugee agency called “the fastest-growing refugee crisis in Europe since World War II.”
Queen Elizabeth II has not publicly spoken out about the continuation of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, but has reportedly donated to Ukraine a UK charity emergency committee. claimed.
However, other members of the royal family have spoken out on the issue. Prince Harry, Megan Markle and Prince Charles have it all condemned the Russian invasion Ukraine.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.