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U.S.-Canada row escalates, Europeans criticize Trump's G7 move

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By Andrea HopkinsQUEBEC CITY (Reuters) - The United States and Canada swung sharply towards a diplomatic and trade crisis on Sunday as top White House advisers lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a day after U.S. President Trump called him "very dishonest and weak."The spat drew in Germany and France, who sharply criticized Trump's decision to abruptly withdraw his support for a Group of Seven communique hammered out at a Canadian summit on Saturday, accusing him of destroying trust and acting inconsistently.Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland responded to the White ...

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 23:02 IST