NZ ministers to shore up trade, defence ties in Europe and North America

NZ ministers to shore up trade, defence ties in Europe and North America
Rebecca Howard
Government ministers are on the move this week to shore up trade ties as well as military relationships, as the UK prepares to leave the European Union and as tensions between the US and Iran continue to simmer.A free trade agreement with the United Kingdom will top Trade and Export Growth Minister David Parker’s agenda as he heads to Europe while Defence Minister Ron Mark travels to Canada and the US, two of the Five Eyes members. “Our government is pursuing an active trade agenda, and we are confident the UK is a partner with whom we can...

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