April 24, 2018 / 10:07 PM / in 6 months

Canada minister says held intense talks on U.S. auto NAFTA proposal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday she held “intensive” talks with U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer focused on U.S. proposals for auto rules in a new North American Free Trade Agreement.

Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland (L) and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer leave after delivering statements at the close of the third round of NAFTA talks involving the United States, Mexico and Canada in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, September 27, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

“There are of course a number of other significant issues that still need to be resolved and we look forward to digging into those issues as discussions continue tomorrow,” Freeland said as she left the meeting with Lighthizer in Washington.

Reporting by David Lawder; Editing by Christine Murray

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below