After Trump called Trudeau "very dishonest and weak" on Twitter, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro asserted over the weekend that the Canadian prime minister "deserves a special place in hell" for attempting to "stab [Trump] in the back on the way out the door".
Trump on Saturday skipped out early on the G-7 meeting after rejecting the summit's statement of shared values. He said the Trump administration's use of a national security provision to impose the tariffs was "kind of insulting", given that Canadians have fought side by side with Americans in foreign lands.
"As an American, I hate this", Bruce Heyman, who was USA ambassador to Canada from 2014 to 2017, told CBC's On the Money.
Briefing reporters immediately before cutting short his stay at the conference in Quebec and heading to Singapore for a nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump firmly denied the G7 meeting had been contentious. At a rare solo news conference before heading to Asia, Trump said he pressed for the G-7 countries to eliminate all tariffs, trade barriers and subsidies in their trading practices.
Trudeau used a media conference on Saturday to reject a USA demand for a sunset clause in the North American trade agreement, Nafta, that Trump has at different times pressed to abolish or renegotiate.
Lawmakers gave unanimous consent for a motion backing Canadian steel and aluminum, hit by USA tariffs, as well as the supply management system that supports key agriculture sectors, and gave a standing ovation for the government's response to the Trump administration's verbal attacks on Trudeau.
Please tell Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron that they are charging the US massive tariffs and create non-monetary barriers.
Ms Freeland told reporters that she had met with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Friday and would speak to him later on Sunday, adding that she believes a deal to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement is still possible.
Mr. Trump called Trudeau "dishonest & weak" after Trudeau said at a news conference that Canada would retaliate for new US tariffs. Photo taken June 8, 2018.
The United States and Canada "fighting over our trade relationship when the Chinese have a 4-to-1 imbalance with both of us is in my judgment just the wrong priority", Harper told Fox News.Читайте также: IHOP's name change to IHOb: Confusing or flipping brilliant?
Trump travelled to Singapore from Canada, where he met other world leaders.
Jeremy Corbyn said Donald Trump was to blame for the summit's "failure".
In Ontario, home to many vehicle plants that would be hit by US tariffs, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer warned that NAFTA and the cause of free trade itself is now at stake.
They made their online presence known with a tweet that says, 'Just so you know, yes it's true.
"International cooperation can not be dictated by fits of anger and throwaway remarks", he said in a statement. "Let's be serious", a statement by the French government said Sunday. I haven't felt this patriotic since Mario Lemieux took a give-and-go pass from Wayne Gretzky and buried the winning goal at the Canada Cup in 1987.
"This is of great concern to the G7".
"I don't know what happened exactly". "The Prime Minister reiterated it is unacceptable to include Canada in 232 national security tariffs". "It is even more important that Europe stands together and even more aggressively represents its interests".
Canadians have fought and died in almost every war alongside US troops.
The president went into the meeting under intense pressure from foreign leaders after he slapped high tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, citing US national security needs.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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