September 30, 2018 / 7:41 PM / 2 months ago

Trump to be briefed on NAFTA talks progress on Sunday - U.S. source

FILE PHOTO: Flags of the U.S., Canada and Mexico fly next to each other in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and White House adviser Jared Kushner planned to brief President Donald Trump on Sunday on progress in talks between Canadian and U.S. officials on NAFTA, a U.S. source familiar with the discussions said.

Lighthizer and Kushner have been briefing Trump through the weekend on the intense bilateral negotiations on updating the North American Free Trade Agreement, said the source, who was not authorized to speak about the talks publicly. [nL2N1WG05X]

Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Lisa Shumaker

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