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WTO: DSB meeting postponed over U.S. objection to Venezuela panel request

March 26, 2021 at 11:25 AM
The U.S. on Friday objected to the adoption of the agenda for a Dispute Settlement Body meeting in Geneva because it contained a panel request from individuals acting on behalf of what the U.S. views as an illegitimate regime in Venezuela, according to a Geneva trade official. The meeting was suspended. Venezuela renewed a panel request to challenge sanctions the Trump administration imposed on the Maduro regime in November 2018. Venezuela tried to request a panel in March 2019, but...

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