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'Huge amount of work to do' in NAFTA talks: Canadian minister

 Huge amount of work to do in NAFTA talks: Canadian minister

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday she remained optimistic about progress on negotiations with the United States over a revamp of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but said there was a "huge amount of work to do."

"We have had a good meeting yesterday. We've had another good meeting today," Freeland told reporters after emerging from a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. "I continue to be encouraged by (the) conversations we're having and the progress that we're making."

Still, she added: "When it comes to specific issues, we have a huge amount of work to do."

(Reporting by Julie Gordon and Sharay Angulo; Writing by Makini Brice; Editing by Tim Ahmann)

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Updated Date: Aug 30, 2018 00:08:21 IST

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