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Trumps' tweets confound French finance minister
Mar 7, 2017 - Associated Press Financial Wire

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - U.S. President Donald Trump's use of Twitter to convey his thoughts on policy is perplexing France's finance minister.

Michel Sapin says in a reference to Trump's possible adoption of protectionist trade policies that his stance requires clarification. Sapin said Tuesday, "You don't define your positions through tweets."

Tuesday during a visit to Lisbon, Sapin said he hopes U.S. policies will become clearer and more consistent in negotiations.

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