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CHIMO Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:49 AM
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Meeting agreed to renegotiate NAFTA, says Martin
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FREDERICTON - Prime Minister Paul Martin said on Thursday he wanted to negotiate changes to NAFTA, and that U.S. President George W. Bush had agreed to a CanadaU.S.Mexico summit on the matter.

Martin said officials from the three countries were working out details of the summit, including a date.

The prime minister had raised the issue with Bush during the president's trip to Ottawa in December, and again during a phone call about two weeks ago, the Canadian Press reported.

"What I said is, 'Listen, there are gaps in NAFTA and they've got to be fixed.' These apply to the Mexicans as much as they will apply to us," Martin said after a Liberal caucus meeting in Fredericton, N.B.

http://www.cbc.ca/story/business/national/2005/01/27/ma...
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