WORLD: WTO agrees new timetable to strike food talks deal
Countries which failed to agree a set of binding 'modalities' targets for the ongoing World Trade Organisation agricultural talks have backed a timetable of meetings to try and secure a deal before the planned WTO ministerial summit, at Cancun, Mexico, in September. Only Bulgaria objected to the plan proposed by talks chairman Stuart Harbinson to "organise technical and other consultations in order to facilitate progress on all fronts."
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