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Germany's Merkel offers way to solve trade row at tense G7 summit

Reuters  |  LA MALBAIE, Quebec 

By Jean-Baptiste Vey and William JamesLA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday floated an idea to set up a way to resolve trade disputes between the United States and its allies, a French official said as consensus appeared to elude G7 leaders at a summit in Canada.U.S. trading partners are furious over President Donald Trump's decision last week to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Canada, the European Union and Mexico as part of his "America First" agenda. Some have retaliated.The official described Merkel's suggestion as a "shared assessment ...

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 02:48 IST
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