Canada is prepared to abandon a trade deal with the United States

Канада готова отказаться от торговой сделки с США

Canada is ready to withdraw from the agreement the North American free trade agreement (NAFTA), but will not agree to renegotiate deals on unfavorable terms.

This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Canada Chrystia Freeland, UKRINFORM reported.

“Our government is committed to the best for Canadians an agreement and we are convinced that no agreement is better than a bad deal,” said Freeland.

However, she expressed the hope that Canada and the United States would still be able to compromise.

The Minister pointed to the positive atmosphere during the talks in Washington, which continues for a fourth week.

Recall that in late August, the United States and Mexico announced an agreement designed to replace the tripartite Agreement the North American free trade area (NAFTA).

Canada, as a third party to the former agreement, was asked to join the transaction or to conclude a separate. In this regard, Freeland had to connect to the talks, and reduced his visit to Europe, in particular, cancelling a meeting in Kiev.

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