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Freeland staying in Canada, for now, as negotiators continue 'technical discussions'

September 13, 2018 at 8:50 AM
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland won't return to Washington, DC, for talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer until negotiators make more progress on unspecified “technical” matters, she said on Wednesday. Freeland had been reported as prepared to fly back to Washington after meeting with Lighthizer on Tuesday and returning to Canada for a Liberal party event, where she briefed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the talks. But she told reporters on Wednesday that she and Lighthizer had “decided that...

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