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Obama wants all three trade deals approved, says US trade representative Ron Kirk

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

President Barack Obama wants to work with Congress to win approval of three long-delayed trade deals with South Korea, Panama and Colombia, US trade Representative Ron Kirk said.

"Our goal is to have all three agreements, with their outstanding issues addressed, approved by Congress," Kirk said.

The administration wants to solve remaining issues blocking the Panama and Colombia pacts "as quickly as possible this year”.

Original source: Reuters