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Trump suggests longer NAFTA sunset period, separate bilateral deals

June 09, 2018 at 6:56 PM
President Trump on Saturday insisted that a new NAFTA would include a sunset provision but indicated that it could kick in after more than five years, while Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau maintained that a sunset clause was off the table. Trump also said the U.S. would pursue separate bilateral trade agreements with Canada and Mexico if trilateral talks failed. “It will have a sunset. You have the two sunsets. I mean, you have an [investor-state dispute settlement] provision and...

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