December 9, 2019 / 11:21 PM / 2 months ago

Canada's Freeland invited to Mexico talks as USMCA deal looms

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s government has invited Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland to talks in Mexico along with U.S. officials, a senior Mexican official said on Monday, as a final agreement on a new North American trade deal appeared to draw nearer.

U.S. Trade representative Robert Lighthizer and White House adviser Jared Kushner are attending the meeting in Mexico on Tuesday, a U.S. administration official said earlier.

Freeland’s office did not immediately provide comment. It was not clear if she had accepted the invitation.

Reporting by Frank Jack Daniel; Additional reporting by David Ljunggren in Ottawa; Editing by Anthony Esposito

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