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March 16, 2017 8:19 AM EDT

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took Ivanka Trump to a Broadway show about showing kindness to foreigners on Wednesday evening.

The unlikely duo attended Come From Away, a new musical about a small Canadian town that took in thousands of stranded travelers from across the world in the days following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks after planes were grounded throughout North America. They sat near Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, during the show, The New York Times reports.

“The world gets to see what it is to lean on each other and be there for each other through the darkest times,” Trudeau said from the stage before the Broadway show.

Trudeau also spoke of the longstanding ties between Canada and the U.S. despite his notable differences from Trump on policy.

“This story, this amazing show, is very much about that, and it’s about friendship as well,” he said.

Their evening out came as President Trump’s second executive order on immigration that restricts people from six predominantly Muslim countries from entering the U.S. was temporarily blocked by a federal judge in Hawaii.

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