'New issues at WTO need not be at cost of development agenda'
India is not against discussion on new issues such as e-commerce at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) but these should not be used as a ploy to overshadow the important development agenda especially the Doha Round, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said today.
The commerce and industry minister said that the "plate" for negotiations is already full and the pending issues like the agenda of Doha Development Round should be concluded first.
"Some countries are raising the issue of e-commerce. But if you want to discuss that, let it be discussed in a work programme first. It should not be taken to negotiating position," Prabhu told
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