Canada ‚will not back down’ over tariffs

Canada ‚will not back down’ over tariffs

Image copyright Reuters Canada will „not back down” in the face of new US tariffs on steel and aluminium, according to the country’s foreign minister. Chrystia Freeland spoke as officials unveiled a C$2bn (US$1.5bn; £1.15bn) package to support the country’s steel and aluminium industries. Retaliatory tariffs on C$16.6bn worth of US products are due to…

US troops ‚will stay in South Korea’

US troops ‚will stay in South Korea’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Tens of thousands of US military personnel are based in South Korea South Korea’s government has said US troops will remain in the country, even if a deal is reached to formally end the Korean War. About 29,000 US soldiers are based in South Korea, under a security agreement reached…

China ‚will defend its trade interests’

China ‚will defend its trade interests’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption President Trump has announced plans to impose tariffs on up to $60bn of Chinese products China warned the US it will defend its interests on trade, Chinese state media says, after US President Donald Trump backed tariffs on Chinese goods. The comments came in a phone call between China’s vice-premier…