(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Canadian counterpart, Justin Trudeau, discussed need for urgent de-escalation on all sides following Iranian missile attacks on military bases housing U.S. troops in Iraq overnight, a spokesperson for Johnson said.
In a phone call on Wednesday, the leaders also discussed working together and with international partners to ensure Iran is prevented from acquiring a nuclear weapon.
Johnson also offered condolences for the Canadians who lost their lives in the Ukrainian airliner that crashed shortly after take-off from Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board.
Reporting by Ismail Shakil in Bengaluru
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