WASHINGTON | US, Canada pulling all-nighters in talks to revamp NAFTA

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WASHINGTON  — U.S. and Canadian negotiators — facing a deadline at the end of the month — are working long hours to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc.

Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland resumed talks Wednesday with U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer.

“Our negotiators have been really hard at it, including an all-night session last night that ended at 7 a.m.,” Freeland told reporters.

President Donald Trump began negotiations last year to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.

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