the prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, stood silent and hesitant in 20 seconds, when he at a press conference in Ottawa was asked to comment on president Donald Trumps reactions to protestbølgen in the UNITED states.
When he finally began to respond after having stood motionless in the long break, I avoided the canadian leader to mention Trump and his or her actions directly.
We follow all the development with horror and consternation, he said.
- it is Time to create the collection in the population, but it is a time when one must listen and learn to understand that the injustices continue, despite progress over the decades.
Trudeau made it clear that it is also necessary for canadians to relate to the discrimination in their own country.
In a number of canadian cities - including Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal - there have been protests in solidarity with the demonstrators in a neighbouring country, reports the tv station CTV News.
A large number of states of the united states has been rocked by riots and protests against police brutality in the past seven days, after the unarmed black George Floyd was choked during an arrest in Minneapolis.
the USA's department of defense have downloaded about 1600 soldiers from the u.s. army to the area around the Washington D. C. after several nights of violent protests in the american federal capital.
Trump had previously said that he would crack down on violent demonstrations.
- I'm sending thousands and thousands of heavily armed soldiers, military personnel and police officers out to stop the rebellion, looting, vandalism, assault and wanton destruction, said Trump on Monday.