Canada's Freeland says U.S. NAFTA talks still constructive, productive
WASHINGTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister
Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday that discussions with the
United States about forging a new North American Free Trade
Agreement were still constructive, so the two sides agreed to
meet again for further negotiations.
Freeland said she spoke with U.S. Trade Representative
Robert Lighthizer over the weekend after their talks ended on
Friday, and their teams have had "a lot of contact" since then.
"We agreed that it would be useful to continue talking
today, so we're back for more negotiations," Freeland told
reporters as she entered USTR offices in Washington. "The
conversations over the weekend continued to be constructive and
(Reporting by David Lawder
Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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