Canada/Ireland: Trudeau urges Varadkar to see abortion as a ‘fundamental right’

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Trudeau urges Varadkar to see abortion as a ‘fundamental right’
Taoiseach tells Canadian PM there is ‘always more to do’ on social change

Aug 21, 2017
Fiach Kelly Montreal

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been urged by Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau to treat the issue of abortion as a fundamental right for women.

Mr Varadkar and Mr Trudeau discussed the subject in a bilateral meeting in Montreal on Sunday, along with Brexit, the EU-Canada trade deal CETA, the healthcare systems of Ireland and Canada, and how international problems should be solved though multilateralism and co-operation.

Continued at source: Irish Times: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/trudeau-urges-varadkar-to-see-abortion-as-a-fundamental-right-1.3192431