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Panamanian President Hopes For FTA Approval Before August Recess

May 2, 2011 at 2:38 PM
Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli said late last week that he expects the Obama administration to send the U.S.-Panama free trade agreement to the U.S. Congress for consideration “very soon” and that he hopes U.S. lawmakers will vote on the deal before they leave for the August recess. “I believe and I expect that the [FTA] will go to Congress very soon,” Martinelli said. “Hopefully, before August we expect it should be out.” He said that he expected Congress to vote...

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