No. 20

14 May 2001


Decision On Irans WTO Accession Candidacy Postponed Until July

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has announced that a decision by its General Council on whether to engage Iran in entry negotiations will not be taken until July of this year. The organizations spokesman, Keith Rockwell, said on 8 May that the WTO would consider the item "on the agenda for the next General Council, which is in July." The announcement follows a statement by the US that it was still...