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Mullaney Holds Open Possibility TTIP May Not Conclude In 2016; USTR Denies

February 23, 2016 at 3:44 PM
Updated: BRUSSELS -- In a closed-door meeting with European business representatives here Tuesday (Feb. 23), U.S. chief negotiator Dan Mullaney appeared to back off the administration's publicly stated goal of concluding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) in 2016, leaving open the possibility that the talks would not finish in that timeframe, according to sources with direct knowledge of the meeting. Mullaney did so by emphasizing that the substance of the negotiations will drive the timeline even...


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