(Alexander Panetta – Canadian Press)
The United States is stressing its support for renegotiating a three-country NAFTA agreement after comments from an American lawmaker suggesting it was considering splitting Canada and Mexico into separate talks.
“The U.S. objective has been and remains renegotiating and modernizing NAFTA on a trilateral basis,” Amelia Breinig, a spokesperson with the United States trade representative, said in a statement Wednesday.
“With six rounds of renegotiations completed, some progress has been made, but not nearly enough. As we said (at the last round) in Montreal, we all must redouble our efforts at this crucial time.” Click here to read more.