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Canada working hard to convince Trump on NAFTA - Trudeau

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 23, 2018 REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday Canada was working hard to convince U.S. President Donald Trump that the NAFTA trade agreement was in the interest of the United States as well as other countries.

"We're working very hard to make sure that our neighbour to the south recognises how good NAFTA is and that it has benefitted not just our economy but his economy and the world economy," Trudeau said at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

(Reporting by Noah Barkin and Yara Bayoumy; Writing by Yara Bayoumy)