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Mexico secures Monday talk in Washington on US tariff threat

In this July 23, 2015, photo, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks during a brief stop at a campaign event in Laredo, Texas. Photo: Photo: AP/Darren Abate
In this July 23, 2015, photo, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks during a brief stop at a campaign event in Laredo, Texas.

June 02, 2019 01:54 PM

Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez plans to meet in Washington on Monday with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in an effort to defuse rising trade tensions.

Marquez says via Twitter Sunday that she scheduled the meeting with Ross while both attended the Saturday inauguration of El Salvador President Nayib Bukele, accompanying the message with a picture of her smiling next to Ross.

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