Flags from the NAFTA states: the United States, Mexico and Canada (REUTERS/Edgard Garrido/File Photo)
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Canada and Mexico Friday said good progress had been made in talks with the United States to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and that ministers would meet again Tuesday as they push to wrap up a deal.Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo struck a positive note after a second day of meetings with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington to revamp the 24-year-old accord.The three ministers are pressing for a quick deal to avoid clashing with a July 1 presidential election in Mexico, but there have been major differences on several U.S. demands.
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