Trump to hold 3:30 p.m. (2030 GMT) meeting on steel, aluminum tariffs

WASHINGTON, March 8 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hold a meeting later on Thursday at the White House over his planned steel and aluminum tariffs and that the United States must show flexibility toward its allies.

"Looking forward to 3:30 P.M. meeting today at the White House. We have to protect & build our Steel and Aluminum Industries while at the same time showing great flexibility and cooperation toward those that are real friends and treat us fairly on both trade and the military," he said in a post on Twitter. (Reporting by Susan Heavey and Doina Chiacu Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

03/08/2018 7:51

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