Canadian prime minister visits next week, the White House

Canadian prime minister visits next week, the White House

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The Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau brings Monday, a visit to the American president Donald Trump. This has the White House announced on Thursday.

Both leaders are still relatively ‘fresh’: the left-liberal Trudeau was in november 2015, the prime minister of Canada and the right-wing populist Trump was three weeks ago, the president of the USA.

On the agenda, according to observers, in any case, the controversial Keystone pipeline for synthetic crude oil from Canada to the US, and the free trade in North America.

Trump wants of the North American Vrijhandelsverdrag (NAFTA) in 1994, mainly because of trade with Mexico. NAFTA is an agreement between Canada, Mexico and the USA.

Canada is to the US after China, the main trading partner. The USA for more than 260 billion to Canada and import it has been estimated that over 275 billion euros out of the country.


It is not known whether the two also will speak about the re-entry ban that president Trump instituted against the inhabitants of seven islamic countries. Trudeau and Canada are known for their welcoming attitude towards refugees.

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