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President Donald Trump on Saturday accused Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of making

President Donald Trump on Saturday accused Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of making

Trudeau also said that Canada will not agree to a "sunset clause" in negotiations for NAFTA.

'I highlighted directly to the president that Canadians did not take it lightly that the United States has moved forward with significant tariffs, ' said Trudeau.

"International cooperation can not depend on being angry and on sound bites". Let's be serious and worthy of our people.

On 31 May, the Trump administration confirmed that it would be going ahead with imposing additional tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, with trump tweeting about rectifying "unfair Trade Deals with the G-7 countries" hours before the summit.

Trump also railed against French President Emmanuel Macron, after Macron likened him to a rogue leader.

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The Group of Seven comprises seven of the largest advanced economies in the world - Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan and the United States. "That's a very profitable answer if we have to do it", he said at a press conference.

The president's sharp comments came as he is now en route to Singapore for a highly anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, set to be held on Tuesday.

"I congratulate leaders of other countries for so crazily being able to make these trade deals so good for their countries", Trump said, while insisting that his relationships with Europe and Canada were "outstanding".

Moreover, after departing from the Quebec summit for Singapore, Donald Trump has slammed Canadian Prime Minister's remarks at the G7 news conference, where he said Canada would not be pushed around, as "very dishonest and weak".

"It allowed a dialogue, where for weeks there were uncoordinated unilateral actions and non-cooperation". "It's a lovely evening, a great weekend".

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The outburst against Trudeau, and by association the other G7 members, is only the latest incident in which Trump has clashed with America's closest allies, even as he has had warm words for autocrats like Kim and Russia's Vladimir Putin. China has vowed to retaliate in equal measure.

And he made clear that extends to the current deal the renegotiating with its continental neighbours, Canada and Mexico.

But tariffs on US imports of cars and auto parts would devastate the Canadian auto industry, which is highly integrated with the USA sector.

Before Trudeau's announcement, there had been speculation that the US might be excluded from the communique due to high tensions between Trump and some G-7 leaders over recently imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

"President Trump is targeting the dairy sector because he wants to dump USA dairy into Canada", Lampron told The Canadian Press, adding that Canada imports five times more dairy from the US than it exports. We have seen this with the climate agreement or the Iran deal.

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Tusk predicted that the summit would be the most hard in years and lamented that the "rules-based global order is being challenged" by current US President Donald Trump, Efe reported.

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