Toronto, Sep 30 (AP) Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has postponed her UN speech as free trade talks between the US and Canada intensify. Also Read - Despite Wife's Recovery From COVID-19, Justin Trudeau Says Will Continue to Stay in Self-Isolation
Freeland had been scheduled to deliver Canada’s address to the General Assembly on Saturday in New York, but Canada exchanged the slot with another country. Freeland may or may not give the speech on Monday. Also Read - Coronavirus: Sophie Trudeau Recovers From Infection, Says ‘We’re All in This Together’
Canada is the United States’ No. 2 trading partner. It was left out when the U.S. and Mexico reached an agreement last month to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement. The US and Canada are under pressure to reach a deal by Sunday, when the US must make public the full text of the agreement with Mexico. Also Read - New York Shop Sells Doughnuts Featuring Face of Doctor Leading Coronavirus Fight
The trade talks have been deadlocked over issues such as Canada’s high dairy tariffs. (AP) ABH
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