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Trump says 'looking forward' to resolving trade disputes at G7

AFP  |  Washington 

said today he wants to use the summit to resolve what he called unfair trade deals with US allies.

"Looking forward to straightening out unfair Trade Deals with the countries. If it doesn't happen, we come out even better!," wrote as part of a blast of early morning tweets ahead of the meeting today and tomorrow in

America's closest allies are bracing for a showdown with at the summit, as anger at being slapped with trade tariffs by their most powerful member threatened to split the club.

Four days before Trump's ice-breaking summit with North Korea's in Singapore, the US can expect a far chillier reception when he hops across the border to

Much of his fellow members' anger stems from Trump's recent imposition of tariffs on imported and aluminum.

But relations had already been soured by the US pullout from the climate accord and the nuclear deal.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 17:40 IST
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