Canada's Trudeau defends dairy system after Trump blast


Reuters

OTTAWA, April 20 (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin
Trudeau on Thursday brushed off an attack by U.S. President
Donald Trump against Canada's system of dairy protections,
saying every nation defended its agricultural industries.
    Trudeau told Bloomberg Television that the United States in
fact ran a dairy surplus with Canada. Trump on Tuesday
complained about what he said were unfair practices by Canadian
dairy farmers.

 (Reporting by David Ljunggren)
 ((david.ljunggren@thomsonreuters.com; +1 613 235 6745; fax +1
613 235 5890; Reuters Messaging:
david.ljunggren.reuters.com@reuters.net))

Keywords: CANADA POLITICS/TRUDEAU (URGENT)



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