US tariffs: France warns against trade war with allies

US allies are calling on Washington to make a move to de-escalate tensions over tariffs, but President Trump is not backing down.

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    France has warned the United States that it has only a few days to avoid sparking a trade war with its allies.

    Finance ministers from some of the world's largest economies are concerned and disappointed by US President Donald Trump's new taxes on steel and aluminium imports, but he is not backing down.

    Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Washington, DC.


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