The Mexican statement said that in his meetings with Tillerson and US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly on Wednesday, Videgaray would address issues including the protection of Mexicans in the United States, migration, and security and border infrastructure. Although the 45-year-old Trudeau has little in common with the 70-year-old Republican businessman president, he needs to make a good impression on Mr Trump, who wants to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Freeland and Tillerson discussed NATO, Russia, Ukraine, ISIS, Iraq and Syria, but the bulk of their conversation focused on economic relations between Canada and the U.S.
President Donald Trump has nominated billionaire investor Wilbur Ross to be his commerce secretary and lawyer Robert Lighthizer to be his top trade representative. Canada is the number two or three customer for all the other states, Greenwood said, which the Trump administration is quickly learning. The read-out noted the two leaders looked forward to meeting "soon".
Freeland showed Wednesday she was not afraid to speak plainly about her intention to "forcefully" protect Canada's interests.
This kind of talk squares with current prevailing sentiments among Canadians.
This new ban had led to the rise of new found fear for Canadian citizens travelling to the U.S. Roughly 35,000 Canadians have dual citizenship with the U.S of one of the seven countries that were banned. All very, very preliminary.
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Having birdied the first two holes, Kuchar had to wait until the 11th for his next gain, where he converted from 15 feet. He hit his tee shot in the water at 18 and finished with a double-bogey.