March 10, 2017 / 7:16 PM / in 9 months

Talks progressing on U.S.-Canada border issues: PM Trudeau

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday his government was working with American officials to address security concerns stemming from immigrants traveling north from the United States.

File photo: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a round table at the CERAWeek energy conference in Houston, Texas, U.S. March 9, 2017. REUTERS/Trish Badger

“We don’t compromise on security,” Trudeau said during a news conference in Houston. “We are committed to protecting the privacy rights of people in Canada.”

He also said he was open to working with the Trump administration to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Reporting by Erwin Seba; Editing by Jonathan Oatis

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