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Canada trade talks grind on, but 'final' issues unresolved

7 September 2018

U.S. and Canadian negotiators pushed ahead in grinding talks to rescue the North American Free Trade Agreement on Thursday but a few stubborn issues stood in the way of a deal.

CANADIAN FOREIGN Said Trump has set a deadline for a deal this week, prompting aides to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland to work well into the evening on Thursday to find ways to move forward.