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NAFTA ministers leave town without deal, will be on call next week

May 11, 2018 at 5:26 PM
Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo were set to leave Washington, DC, on Friday after a week of meetings with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer that did not produce a breakthrough in the NAFTA talks, leaving negotiators with less than a week to meet a May 17 deadline set by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI). After meeting with Lighthizer on Friday afternoon, Guajardo and Freeland told reporters they would return to their countries and...

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