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Canadian PM open to compromise on disputed NAFTA sunset clause

Reuters  |  LA MALBAIE, Quebec 

By David LjunggrenLA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday rejected a U.S. demand for a sunset clause in NAFTA but said he was prepared to compromise on the issue, which is holding up talks to update the 1990s-era pact.U.S. President Donald Trump - who regularly threatens to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement - insists that Canada and Mexico agree to a sunset clause that would allow a member nation to withdraw after five years.Although Canada and Mexico say the idea is unworkable, Trump told reporters earlier on Saturday that the new ...

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 09:09 IST
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