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Trump guarantees to lessen US medication costs to world's most reduced

US President Donald Trump on Friday said his organization is chipping away at an official request to diminish US medication costs to coordinate the most minimal on the planet.

"We're chipping away at a favored countries law where we pay whatever the most reduced country's cost is," Trump told columnists from the White House South Lawn.

"As you probably are aware, for quite a long time and years different countries paid less for medications than we do, in some cases by 60 percent, 70 percent," he said.

The president blamed pharmaceutical organizations for having "exploited the framework for quite a while," with US medication costs regularly surpassing those in neighboring Canada and Mexico just as Europe.

"For what reason should different countries like Canada - for what reason should different countries pay significantly less than us?" Trump stated, pronouncing that he would deal with the issue "as an official request."

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