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Trump vows to 'straighten out' G7 trade ahead of tense meeting

Reuters  |  LA MALBAIE, Quebec 

By Giselda Vagnoni and Jan StrupczewskiLA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out at Canada and the European Union on Friday and said he plans to leave a meeting with leaders of the Group of Seven nations early as fears of a trade war ratcheted higher.The confrontation over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum threatened to rupture the G7, which during its 43-year history has traditionally sought to find consensus on the economy and other issues. Trump, who aides said has little interest in multilateralism, resumed his tirade against Canada and "unfair trade deals" ...

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 17:50 IST