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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau congratulated Gabriel Boric on his victory in the presidential elections of Chile and invited him to work together to strengthen relations.
On Tuesday, Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, offers his congratulations to Gabriel Boric Font, President-elect of Chile. He urged strengthening relations between the two countries, noting that both countries can move forward together "with progressive ideas."
Congratulations Gabriel Boric on a great victory for a progressive, left-wing government in Chile A moment that will go down in history, a people mobilized for the future!
"A moment that will go down in history, a people mobilized for the future," added Martinez Ferrada on Twitter.
After General Augusto Pinochet's coup d'état in 1973, Canada became a refuge for thousands of Chileans.
Many of them settled in Montreal, Quebec; today more than 40 thousand Canadians declare themselves to be of Chilean origin.
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