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Kaine: Administration shifting APEP from binding deal to a ‘forum’ for discussion

October 5, 2023 at 5:08 PM
The Biden administration is shifting its approach to the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity away from binding texts to focus on the development of a broader forum that would give partner countries a means of addressing areas of mutual interest, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) charged this week, pressing for answers on why. In an Oct. 5 letter to U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, Kaine requested information about how the...

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