2/8/2017 New York Times
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet on Wednesday with the foreign ministers of U.S. neighbors Canada and Mexico for discussions that are likely to touch on the future of the three countries’ NAFTA trade agreement.
Tillerson met with Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday morning. He is also due to meet with Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray, according to a statement from the Mexican government.
Freeland, a former trade minister, is a strong proponent of free trade and is expected to try to persuade President Donald Trump’s administration that Canada should be spared protectionist measures.