WATCH: NATO leaders to hold summit on Ukraine as calls for no-fly zone persist
A senior source in the prime minister’s office says Trudeau will make the trip to Europe, his second since the war began, rather than attend the summit virtually.
U.S. President Joe Biden will also travel to Brussels for the summit, which is set for March 24, the White House confirmed Tuesday. It will be his first European trip since Russia began attacking Ukraine nearly three weeks ago.
Trudeau returned Friday from a week-long tour of Europe where he met with allies to discuss how to ramp up pressure on Russia, in hopes of ending the conflict that has killed hundreds and displaced over 3 million Ukrainians.
Next week’s Brussels summit is expected to continue that conversation, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy presses NATO to impose a no-fly zone over Ukraine and harsher measures on Moscow.
Zelenskyy addressed the Canadian Parliament virtually on Tuesday, which was met with a standing ovation by Trudeau and the rest of the House of Commons.
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