- President Donald Trump said he rejected an offer to have a bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
- During a press conference Wednesday, Trump pointed to Trudeau’s unwillingness to back down in North American Free Trade Agreement talks as why he rejected the meeting.
- Trump also appeared to take a swipe at Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, the country’s chief NAFTA negotiator.
- The US is threatening to leave Canada out of a revised NAFTA, instead moving forward with a bilateral deal with Mexico.
President Donald Trump turned down a one-on-one meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during this week’s United Nations summit due to trade tensions.
Trump claimed he rejected the meeting due to Trudeau’s unwillingness to budge in negotiations over revisions to the North American Free Trade Agreement, known as NAFTA.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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- Trump is launching negotiations with Japan to create a new trade agreement
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