Ottawa, Apr 18 (Canadian-Media): A deal was struck between Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the United States President Donald Trump to extend current border restrictions, due to COVID19 pandemic to be extended for another 30 days, media reports said.
Canada-US Border. Image credit: Facebook page
The border, which was originally closed March 21, restricting non-essential travel between Canada and the U.S.
During the past month, the border remained open for trade and commerce, for emergency response and public health purposes.
Trudeau's announcement border closure between the two countries comes as the initial agreement was set to expire Tuesday.
Trudeau thanked Public Safety Minister Bill Blair for his work leading discussions with U.S. officials about the measures being extended.