Minister – Egypt Played a Prominent Role in Reaching Indian-U.S. Agreement to Facilitate Trade

Minister of Trade and Industry Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour said that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has reached an understanding between India and the United States with regard to the recent crisis created by India due to preventing the trade facilitation protocol.

In a statement by the ministry on Saturday 15112014, Abdel-Nour said that Egypt played a prominent role in reaching this agreement through coordination with various countries and groups member of the organization.

The Minister noted that WTO General Manager has been invited to visit Cairo last September to follow up the negotiations and coordination with different parties. He added that the WTO General Manager and the Indian ambassador in Geneva announced reaching an understanding in view of the paper submitted by Egypt during the green room meetings on October 26.


Source : Egypt State Information Service