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After a year of nice, Trump brings Trudeau to brink of trade war

Reuters  |  QUEBEC CITY, Quebec 

By Andrea Hopkins and Roberta RamptonQUEBEC CITY, Quebec (Reuters) - In the end, the long charm offensive by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to avoid the ire of U.S. President Donald Trump failed just hours after success seemed closest, with Trump raining insults as Trudeau closed what seemed like a triumphant global summit.Besides the escalated risk of a trade war, Trump's blistering personal attack on Trudeau poses domestic economic and political risks for the Canadian prime minister, who has stuck to a conciliatory stance in the face of U.S. threats on NAFTA and other bilateral ...

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 08:56 IST
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