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‘We’re not looking for a trade war’: US Commerce Secretary

Washington (AFP) – US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Wednesday said the United States is not seeking a trade war and the decision to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports was “thought through.”

“We’re not looking for a trade war,” Ross told the  CNBC cable network, speaking a day after President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser Gary Cohn resigned in protest over the controversial tariffs.

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