Chrystia Freeland and Top Mexican Trade Official Jesús Seade Meet in Ottawa

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Chrystia Freeland and Top Mexican Trade Official Jesús Seade Meet in Ottawa

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexico Undersecretary for North America Jesús Seade comment briefly ahead of their meeting in Ottawa to discuss ratification of the new North American trade deal. They also met two days earlier with United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington, D.C. The renegotiated NAFTA was signed between Canada, the United States and Mexico on November 30, 2018, after 14 months of intense negotiations, but only Mexico has ratified it. (November 29, 2019) (no interpretation)