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No compromise on India's food security at WTO talks: Minister

November 29, 2013 16:02 IST

Anand SharmaIndia's trade minister said there would be no compromise on a flagship food subsidy programme at a Word Trade Organization ministerial meeting next week.

Anand Sharma, who will lead the delegation to Bali, said a group of 33 countries were supporting India's stand on the food subsidy programme which he said was ‘sacrosanct, non- negotiable.’

New Delhi has, separately, offered to raise tariff lines for duty free imports from least developing countries, he said.

Image: Anand Sharma

Manoj Kumar in New Delhi
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