Trudeau on Trump: we support North Korea efforts, won't engage on comments

Trump Adviser Apologizes For Saying Trudeau 'Deserved Special Place In Hell'

"In conveying that message, I used language that was inappropriate and basically lost the power of that message".

Not all USA officials have joined Messrs.

Canada's prime minister earned Trump's ire by giving a press conference, after the United States president left La Malbaie, in which he spoke critically of U.S. trade policy and said Canada would "move forward with retaliatory measures" in response to Trump's move to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel.

Mr Trump revoked his administration's support for the G-7 communique after Mr Trudeau's news conference.

"My job was to send a signal of strength", he said.

The Canadian leader did not directly respond to Navarro's comments, but Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland called the remarks not "particularly appropriate or useful" later Sunday.

"Let me correct a mistake I made", he said at the conference.

In striking such a hostile tone against one of the oldest and closest US allies, Navarro said Tuesday he was emboldened to send a "strong signal of strength" on the eve of the landmark summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump's comments came after Trudeau's closing news conference at the G7 summit in Quebec, where the prime minister said he had pushed back against the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum.

Days later, Trump said that he had left the summit at that stage and was aboard Air Force One en route to Singapore when Trudeau gave the press conference.

"I want to pay a particular tribute to Prime Minister Trudeau for his leadership and skilful chairing, which enabled us after two days of negotiation between leaders to agree actions and a shared approach on some of the most pressing challenges facing the global community and our citizens", she said. And I say, 'Push him around?

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"We finished the [G7] meeting and really everybody was happy".

Trump's attacks arrive as the United States and Canada renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement alongside Mexico.

"I think it's a very fair question", he said.

"Canada does have a very big advantage over us. And it won't even be tough".

On Monday, MPs in the House of Commons approved a motion denouncing Trump's name-calling tirade and endorsing Trudeau's decision to stand his ground against USA tariffs and tweeted presidential threats.



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