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Fisheries talks chair: Divides remain, but members have what they need for a deal

February 19, 2021 at 4:57 PM
Significant divides among World Trade Organization members remain in the negotiations to curb harmful fisheries subsidies, but negotiators have what they need to conclude a deal, the chair of the talks said on Friday – even as members remained unable to break any of the deadlocks in key areas like special and differential treatment. The talks have not progressed much since negotiators missed their end-of-2020 deadline for securing an agreement, but the chair, Colombian Ambassador Santiago Wills, continues to push...

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