President Donald Trump announced plans to meet with the president of Mexico and the Canadian Prime Minister to start renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
Trump made his remarks on Sunday afternoon, prior to a ceremony in the White House for swearing in White House staff.
“We’re going to start some negotiations having to do with NAFTA,” he said. “Anybody ever hear of NAFTA? I ran a campaign somewhat based on NAFTA. But we’re going to start renegotiating on NAFTA, on immigration, and on security at the border.”
Trump reminded the audience that he had already met with the Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto, calling him “amazing” and his country “terrific.”
“I think we’re going to have a very good result for Mexico, for the United States, and for everybody involved. It’s very important. It’s a very, very important thing,” Trump said.