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Trudeau says Trump told him he does not think Canadian steel a tariff target

Reuters  |  PROVIDENCE, R.I. 

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday said U.S. President Donald Trump told him that he did not expect to subject Canadian steel and aluminium to face tariffs on national security grounds.The U.S. administration is probing whether foreign-made steel and aluminium imports pose a risk. The investigation is almost complete, officials say. [nL1N1JC27C]Although Trudeau said last month he had pressed Trump to exclude Canada, his remarks on Friday were the first to reveal the president's response. "I've heard from President Trump as well that he does not think ...

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First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 03:47 IST