August 31, 2017 / 6:36 PM / a year ago

Canada's Trudeau talks to Trump, offers help to deal with Harvey

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and offered to help with the recovery effort in Texas, which has been hard hit by Hurricane Harvey, Trudeau’s office said.

FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 3, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

“The Prime Minister offered his condolences to all those affected by Hurricane Harvey. (He) also offered Canadian assistance to support the response and recovery efforts,” it said in a brief statement, which gave no details.

Reporting by David Ljunggren; Editing by Paul Simao

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