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NAFTA talks restart under pressure from Trump and Congress

By Bloomberg

Sep 05, 2018

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Talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement are set to resume as U.S. and Canadian negotiators push to strike a deal amid President Donald Trump’s threats to walk away.

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is scheduled to meet U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington Wednesday after a series of back-to-back meetings last week failed to yield an agreement. They were rushing to bridge their differences by the end of August so Canada could join a preliminary pact the U.S. had struck with Mexico just days earlier.

Read the full story at https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-05/nafta-talks-restart-as-trump-congressional-clock-boost-pressure.