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2006-07-15 07:43:18

By Douglas Busvine ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Russia and the United States failed on Saturday to strike a bilateral deal allowing Russia to join the World Trade Organization but agreed to set a deadline to wrap up talks within three months.

2006-06-22 11:39:57

By Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, under pressure to unblock jammed world trade talks, said on Thursday it was still trying to get other countries to match its plan for cracking open farm markets and remained "fully committed" to its objectives.

2006-04-21 14:04:35

By Richard Waddington and Doug Palmer GENEVA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Union and the United States blamed each other on Friday for a stalemate in global trade talks which put beyond reach an end of April deadline for a key deal on farm and industrial goods.

2006-03-29 09:08:43

By Tom Miles MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin vented his frustration on Wednesday at the slow progress of Russia's talks to join the World Trade Organization, saying new demands put by the United States had thrown the process back.

2006-03-29 06:12:24

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin vented his frustration on Wednesday at the slow progress of Russia's talks to join the World Trade Organization, saying new demands put by the United States had set the process back.

2006-03-01 18:08:31

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. lawmaker asked the Bush administration on Wednesday to explain what steps it is taking to ensure Saudi Arabia no longer participates in the Arab League boycott of Israel. Rep. Clay Shaw, a Florida Republican, raised the concern in a letter to U.S.

2006-03-01 14:14:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Ukraine have successfully concluded talks on market access issues related to Ukraine's bid to join the World Trade Organization, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative said on Wednesday.

2005-12-18 03:53:21

please read in first paragraph "A draft deal put to WTO states" instead of "WTO member countries agreed in a draft declaration" A corrected version follows.


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