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Analysts make a case for a U.S.-Egypt free trade agreement

October 09, 2019 at 12:53 PM
The time is ripe for the U.S. and Egypt to negotiate a free trade deal, analysts said on Wednesday, saying such a pact would be beneficial to both countries and give the U.S. a foothold in the region. Speaking at an event hosted by the Middle East Institute, Mirette Mabrouk, a MEI senior fellow and director of its Egypt Studies program, called for a “deep integration” trade deal between the two countries that she said would bring beneficial economic reform...


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