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Good News For The EU: Pascal Lamy To Head The WTO!  
User currently offlineSabenapilot From Belgium, joined Feb 2000, 2748 posts, RR: 45
Posted (11 years 2 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 3032 times:

Pascal Lamy, the combative Frenchman who lobbied for the EU in the global trade talks as European trade commisioner, has become the new director general of the World Trade Organisation.

In the past, Mr Lamy fought hard to defend EU subsidies against criticism. "How much of myself did I leave in the previous position and how much of myself would I bring to the new position is a sort of secret which I am not ready to disclose totally," he said.



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User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (11 years 2 weeks 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 3014 times:

another whop...

He'll just lead the world into a tradewar, france against the world with the EU in their place as good little satelite states repeating every statement made in paris.

I wish I were flying
User currently offlineLeskova From Germany, joined Oct 2003, 6075 posts, RR: 67
Reply 2, posted (11 years 2 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 2992 times:

I would not consider this good news for the EU - and Jwentig's post is more than proof for that: every EU-hater and -basher will now, erroneously, see the WTO as, more or less, a part of the EU administration.

Which - obviously - won't make it true, but diplomatic and political problems have begun with much less problematic appointments...

The WTO has not done itself a favor with Lamy's appointment - they should have gone with one of the other candidates, none of which were from either the EU or the US.


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