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Coons: Indo-Pacific framework could lead to broader trade deal, climate accord

January 7, 2022 at 5:08 PM
The Biden administration’s effort to forge an Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is a welcome step toward a broader trade agreement in the region that bolsters cooperation on climate change, says Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE), a self-described optimist with the president’s ear who is working to achieve bipartisan consensus in both areas. “I think we are gradually moving towards a place where there is more and more openness towards recognizing the urgency on climate change in both parties,” Coons said in an...

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