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WTO members coalesce on MC12 dates amid push to address war in Ukraine

March 28, 2022 at 4:30 PM
The World Trade Organization’s thrice-scheduled 12th ministerial conference took another baby step to fruition on Monday with an “emerging understanding” that it will be held June 12-15 – an important gathering where members are likely to address not only WTO negotiations, but also issues surrounding the war in Ukraine. During an informal General Council meeting on Monday, WTO members discussed not only the ministerial but also the threat of increasing food insecurity due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, a topic...

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