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Presidential Candidate Sanders Urges USTR To Support Poor Nations’ Effort To Increase Access To Medicine Under WTO Rules

Huffington Post: Bernie Sanders Calls Out Obama Team On Global Drug Prices
“Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Monday urged the Obama administration to reverse its opposition to a proposal aimed at preventing drug price increases in the world’s poorest countries. … ‘USTR has received Senator Sanders’s letter regarding the World Trade Organization (WTO) TRIPS Agreement, and we will respond to him directly regarding its contents,’ USTR spokesman Andrew Bates said in a written statement provided to HuffPost…” (Carter, 9/29).

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