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Lawmakers urge Biden to seek biotech assurances from Mexico

November 23, 2021 at 10:32 AM
The White House must seek assurances from Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador that Mexico will abide by agricultural biotech provisions in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement or, if that fails, initiate dispute settlement proceedings, a group of lawmakers told the president last week. In a Nov. 19 letter led by House Ways & Means Committee member Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) and House Agriculture Committee member Jim Costa (D-CA), the group of more than 70 representatives contended that Mexico was taking actions...

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