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Article image US, Mexico NAFTA negotiators to resume talks next week: minister

Article image US, Mexico NAFTA negotiators to resume talks next week: minister

At the close of the 3rd consecutive week of discussions in Washington, Guajardo said a deal was still possible by the end of the month.

"But as I said before: nothing is closed until everything is closed".

"We are working like we've been doing for the last 3 weeks and making a lot of advancements". But he threatened with auto tariffs if the US and can't forge a deal.

On Wednesday, Breitbart reported that former New York Stock Exchange President Tom Farley said expected Trump to reach a trade deal with Mexico before the midterm elections and possibly with the European Union. Their Tariffs and Trade Barriers are far too high.

Earlier Friday, U.S. officials met Mexican counterparts in Washington to resolve.

NASA second attempt at solar probe launch
The spacecraft will analyse so-called "space weather", which is large eruptions of radiation from the sun which batter Earth. The problem on Saturday had to do with the gaseous helium pressure alarm on the spacecraft, officials said early Saturday.

The United States has sought tougher rules on what percentage of a vehicle's components need to be built in the NAFTA region to avoid tariffs, as well as demanding that a certain number of cars and trucks be made in factories paying at least $16 an hour.

Administration officials and congressional aides have said the auto tariff probe, like the metals tariffs, in part is aimed at winning concessions during ongoing NAFTA renegotiation talks.

"Today more than ever, we see an important window of opportunity, a very significant possibility that (pending issues) will be resolved", said Cervantes, who serves as an industry adviser to the Mexican negotiating team.

Guajardo was accompanied on Thursday by Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray and Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's pick for chief NAFTA negotiator, Jesus Seade. "We have to make sure that the US-Mexico bilaterals are done".


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