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Chidambaram is unlikely to get any reprieve as he is in the custody of the Enforcement Directorate in a related case
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Chidambaram is unlikely to get any reprieve as he is in the custody of the Enforcement Directorate in a related case

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India's last-minute demands for concessions might jeopardise RCEP deal

India keeps making last-minute requests after it agreed to terms for the world’s largest regional trade agreement, potentially preventing Asian leaders from announcing a breakthrough on the 16-nation pact during a summit in Bangkok next week, people familiar with the situation said. In recent days, India angered other negotiators by making additional requests on the China-backed pact covering half the world’s population. Chief negotiators are still confident they can reach a broad agreement on the RCEP deal.

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First Published: Oct 30 2019 | 5:08 PM IST

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