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VP Harris has spoken to heads of state Macron and Trudeau on behalf of President Biden

Vice President Mike Pence never had calls with either Trudeau or Macron, but he did participate in some in-person visits with world leaders.

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Vice President Kamala Harris on Feb. 10, 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris on Feb. 10, 2021
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Updated: February 16, 2021 - 7:04pm

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During her brief tenure as vice president, Kamala Harris has already had calls with world leaders, a duty typically performed by the president.

Harris spoke on Monday to French President Emmanuel Macron, a leader who President Biden had already spoken with last month on Jan. 24.

"Vice President Harris and President Macron agreed on the need for close bilateral and multilateral cooperation to address COVID-19, climate change, and support democracy at home and around the world," according to the White House. "They also discussed numerous regional challenges, including those in the Middle East and Africa, and the need to confront them together. The Vice President thanked President Macron for his leadership on the issue of gender equality and for France's contribution to NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover."

Harris earlier this month spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, another figure President Biden had spoken with last month.

The Epoch Times reported that during his time in office, Vice President Mike Pence never had calls with either Trudeau or Macron, but the outlet noted that Pence did participate in some in-person visits with world leaders.