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Malmström: EU won’t engage with U.S. if trade objectives include agriculture

November 14, 2018 at 5:57 PM
The European Union will not enter into trade negotiations with the United States if the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative includes agricultural market access in the list of negotiating objectives it must submit to Congress before formal talks can begin, according to EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström. U.S. and EU officials have been at odds over including agriculture in the scope of any trans-Atlantic trade negotiations since President Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker issued a joint statement...


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