NAFTA nations have powerful shared interest in new deal: Canada


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, Canada and Mexico have a powerful shared interest in reaching a deal to modernizes the NAFTA trade pact, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Wednesday.

"Strong economic fundamentals are a compelling argument for bolstering what works, and improving what can be made better," she said at the start of talks to update the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement.

(Reporting by David Ljunggren; Editing by Nick Zieminski)