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US 'cannot support' EU world trade reforms

EU proposals to give appeals judges at the World Trade Organization (WTO) longer terms and to give their secretariats more money "means less accountability for the appellate body" in a move the US "cannot support", the US envoy to the WTO, Dennis Shea, said in Geneva Thursday. The clash comes amid a broader dispute between the EU and US on US president Donald Trump's attacks on free trade and multilateralism.

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