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US, Mexico and Canada hasten NAFTA talks as elections loom - Pena Nieto

There are concerns U.S.-Mexico relations could get rockier with Pena Nieto, a centrist, unable to seek a second six-year term due to Mexico's term limits

Reuters 

The United States, Mexico and Canada will expedite NAFTA talks in a push to reach a deal in coming weeks, Mexico's president said on Saturday after a meeting with the U.S. vice president and Canadian prime minister. On the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said they thought an agreement could be reached before Mexican elections on July 1, although they also said no deadlines had been set. "We agreed to keep up work towards reaching a deal ...

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 03:17 IST
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