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At USMCA signing, Seade touts omission of labor-inspections language

December 10, 2019 at 5:28 PM
At a signing ceremony for an addendum to the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on Tuesday, Mexico’s chief trade negotiator disputed “declarations” he said were made in the U.S. by insisting Mexico did not accept a labor-enforcement mechanism involving the deployment of U.S. inspectors. “Today I read declarations in the United States … celebrating that there are inspectors,” said Mexican Under Secretary for North America Jesús Seade. “So, I want to make it clear. Everyone has the right to say what they would...

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