Foreign Ministers Joust over Farm Trade Reform Fall GATT Deadline Raises the Intensity of Agriculture Trade Debate
Howard LaFranchi, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
EUROPEAN Community external trade commissioner Sir Leon Brittan arrives for talks in Washington this week representing a Community still deeply divided over the problem of farm trade liberalization.
With France threatening to use its veto to stop an agreement reached last November with the United States on reducing subsidized farm exports, EC member countries face a stark choice: rebuff the French and see the Community plunged into yet another internal crisis - after the summer's monetary upheavals - or risk the collapse of global trade liberalization negotiations.
Long discussions among EC foreign ministers over the past weekend, plus talks in the coming week, …
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