WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing Canada and Mexico of being “very difficult” at the negotiating table over the North American Free Trade Agreement, and threatening anew to terminate the deal.
Trump tweeted on Sunday morning that NAFTA is the “worst trade deal ever made.”
Trump said at a rally last week in Phoenix that he would “end up probably terminating” NAFTA “at some point.” Trump is also taking to Twitter to press the need for his promised southern border wall, tweeting that Mexico will pay for it “through reimbursement/other.”
The U.S., Mexico and Canada began formal negotiations earlier this month to rework the 23-year-old trade pact.
Mexiico’s foreign relations ministry responded to Trump’s comments Sunday by reiterating that Mexico will never pay for a border wall.
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