Pence, Trudeau to Meet on Friday in US State of Rhode Island



US Vice President Mike Pence and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet in the US state of Rhode Island this Friday, White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a press briefing.

Both Pence and Trudeau are delivering speeches at the summer meeting for the governors of all the US states.

"While in Rhode Island, he [Pence] will also meet with Prime Minister of Canada who is attending the NGA [National Governors Association] meeting to continue our countries productive conversations on immigration, security and trade including renegotiating NAFTA [North American Free Trade Agreement]," Sanders stated on Monday.

Pence will be speaking to the governors about the Trump administration’s commitment to the states on infrastructure, healthcare and education.

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