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Pritzker, Gabriel Blame Each Other For Lack Of Progress In TTIP Talks

April 26, 2016 at 3:14 PM
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and German Economic Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Monday (April 25) each blamed the other side for holding up progress in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations, with Gabriel charging the U.S. with intransigence on government procurement and investor-state dispute settlement. In contrast, Pritzker more generally hinted that the European Union is not as committed to the TTIP negotiations as the Obama administration, which wants to conclude the agreement by the end of this...

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