Known for his hardline stance on China, Navarro said that while it is not the US' job to change other countries' behaviour, the Trump administration would "defend ourselves" against Chinese trade policies.
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"We finished the (G7) meeting and really everybody was happy".
Pallister voices concern over Canada-U.S. trade fight
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes part in a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31, 2018. Justin Trudeau did a press conference. "$800 billion trade deficit", he said .
- "I am heading for Canada and the G-7 for talks that will mostly center on the long time unfair trade practiced against the United States".
Immediately after his remarks Saturday, Trump blasted Trudeau's statement as "dishonest & weak" on Twitter and announced the USA would not be signing the joint G7 communique - a symbolic but unprecedented move.
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The apology could ease tensions after Canada's parliament condemned the personal attack on Trudeau and as Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland gets ready to meet with members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday in Washington.
G7 allies seemed as perplexed as Canada at the sudden diplomatic row, and Germany and France accused Mr Trump of destroying trust and acting inconsistently.
"They're both dear friends of Australia", she said.