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Efforts to Revise NAFTA Will Include All Three Member Countries: Freeland

Posted February 22, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Linda Nguyen – Canadian Press)

All three NAFTA members will be at the table whenever talks to revise the trade deal get underway, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Tuesday amid concerns that Mexico could be given short shrift.

Freeland stressed the importance of the trilateral relationship between Canada, Mexico and the U.S. as the three countries prepare to negotiate changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement.

“There is no negotiation process yet. In fact, the United States does not yet have a team in place that could even begin those negotiations, so let’s not put the cart before the horse,” Freeland told a panel that included her Mexican counterpart, Luis Videgaray, at the Canadian Council for the Americas. Click here to read more.

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