Middle East Economic Survey


No 22



US Drops Opposition To Irans WTO Application

The US will not block Irans application to join the World Trade Organization (WTO), according to a senior US official, speaking on 25 May. The official said: Were not going to block it, in support of the diplomacy of our European friends. That is the plan. As a result, while EU representatives continued discussions with Iran over its controversial nuclear program, the WTOs General Council...