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Donald Trump suggests US close to 'big' trade agreement with Mexico 

The US and Mexico have been discussing a trade deal as part of negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Published: 25th August 2018 11:26 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th August 2018 11:26 PM   |  A+A-

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US President Donald Trump (Photo | AP)

By PTI

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump says the United States is close to a "big Trade Agreement" with Mexico and he's citing improving ties between the two countries.

Trump says on Twitter the US -Mexico relationship with Mexico "is getting closer by the hour" and he says a trade deal "could be happening soon!" He's spoken of better relations with America's neighbour following the rise of Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

The US and Mexico have been discussing a trade deal as part of negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement.

The Trump administration is seeking a revised version of that trade deal with Mexico and Canada.

Trump's relationship with Mexico has been strained over his push for it to pay for his border wall.

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