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Lighthizer, Trump talk trade with Ecuadorian officials

February 12, 2020 at 4:30 PM
President Trump hosted his Ecuadorian counterpart at the White House on Wednesday, pledging to strike a trade deal with the South American country. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer held meetings with officials from Ecuador as well, addressing Generalized System of Preferences benefits and other issues. Alongside Ecuador's president, Lenín Moreno, Trump was asked by reporters whether a trade deal would be struck between the two countries. “Sure,” he replied. “We will. They have incredible product. They grow it and they...

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