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"We are actually working on it", Trump clarified.
"We will continue to demonstrate that we're interested in defending Canadian interests and, on top of that, it turns out I'm defending American interests because these tariffs they're putting forward are going to hurt American workers as well", Trudeau said Thursday.
Ben Nelms / Reuters Canada's Minister of Finance Bill Morneau holds a news conference after the G7 Finance Ministers Summit in Whistler, B.C. on June 2, 2018.
Trump, who has recently clashed with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his decision to impose tariffs on imports of Canadian steel and aluminum, accused Trudeau of gouging the United States with his own tariffs.
In the wake of the reports about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and the ongoing investigation into whether the Kremlin colluded with the Trump campaign, the president faced some severe pushback for his suggestion to welcome Russia back.
A photograph taken shows just how tight the handshake was, with Trump's hand left with a white mark.
"Canada will not change its mind when it comes to illegal and absolutely unjustified application of tariffs", she said on Friday.
A French official later revealed the talks with the U.S. were "extraordinary".
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared to attempt a lighthearted moment at the G-7 Summit on Friday when he presented President Donald Trump with a framed photograph of a hotel and brothel once owned by Trump's grandfather in the Canadian province of British Columbia, the Washington Examiner reported.
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And while his bellicosity and volatility has deeply strained relations between the USA and its historic allies, Trump insisted that he had terrific relationships with the G7 leaders, though before arriving at the summit he had unleashed a tweetstorm against some of them.
Once again, he emphasized that the days of the US getting the short end of the stick in its trading relationships with the world were over under his watch.
Trump also suggested that Friday and Saturday's summit had been "very, very successful", and dismissed claims of tensions between the United States and other nations, describing their relationship "a 10".
President Donald Trump is defending his decision to constantly bash the press - both at home and on foreign soil - as he participates in his first solo news conference in more than a year.
But by insisting on re-negotiating every five years, Trump is diametrically opposed with Canada, which says the sunset clause would create perpetual uncertainty and harm long-term investment.
Trump's recent moves, building on 18 months of nationalist policy-making, leave him out of step with the globally minded organization and prompted speculation that the group could fracture into something more like the "G-6 plus one".
Trudeau refused, and the meeting was off.
President Trump proposed a major shakeup of the world's economic order during a summit in Canada this week, suggesting the world's big economies drop all tariffs and market-distoring subsidies and go to a fully free system of trade.
Investors are also concerned about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump has threatened to terminate.
"I think we had a very open and direct discussion this afternoon, we've always had this kind of discussion. We're not looking to play games".
"Let's say Canada, where we have tremendous tariffs". "For the United States, frankly, it would be a good thing".