G8 summit and Lula


SAINT PETERSBURG (AFX) – Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva told US President George W. Bush that political leaders now have to decide whether it is possible to salvage stalled global trade talks.

The two leaders, meeting on the sidelines of the G8 summit, committed themselves to working to revive the Doha round of world trade talks.

‘I am convinced that now is the time for us to make a political decision, whatever it might be. We cannot leave (it) in the hands of our negotiators only,’ Lula said through an interpreter. (Read the whole article on Forbes.com).

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