PM Trudeau on Canada’s UN Security Council Seat Bid, Pipeline Protests

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PM Trudeau on Canada’s UN Security Council Seat Bid, Pipeline Protests

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau holds a joint news conference with Senegalese President Macky Sall following the leaders’ bilateral meeting in Dakar. The prime minister faces questions on Canada’s bid for a temporary seat on the United Nations Security Council. He is also asked about protests and blockades taking place across Canada to show solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Nation, whose hereditary chiefs oppose the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline that crosses their traditional territory in northern B.C. (February 12, 2020) (no interpretation)