EU accepts world trade deal

DOHA - A new round of global trade negotiations is moving closer to be launched, as the six-day ministerial meeting in Doha draws to a close.

The European Union has agreed to a revised draft proposal of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

"I am authorized as the European Union negotiator to say yes to the text which has been tabled," said EU Trade Commissioner Pascal Lamy.

Negotiators had worked through the night to find an acceptable draft agreement and overcome big remaining differences, aft

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