Prime Minister Trudeau says Canada will not abandon NAFTA talks (VIDEO)
Share this article
MEXICO CITY, Oct 12 — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday Canada will not walk away from talks to rehash the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) despite a US proposal to include a clause that could terminate the pact in five years.
Speaking at a news conference with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto in Mexico City as a fourth round of talks to renegotiate NAFTA was held near Washington, Trudeau said he was committed to a “win-win-win” deal.
“We will not be walking away from the table based on the proposals put forward,” Trudeau said, in response to a question about whether the so-called sunset clause was a poison pill for the talks. — Reuters