10 September 2020

WTO leadership race seen as hostage to U.S. election


GENEVA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization’s effort to select a leader entered a new stage this week as ambassadors from 164 member countries met with senior officials for private ‘confessionals’ to say who they support. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as Director-General of World Trade Organization Roberto Azevedo looks on during a news conference at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo But [...]