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UK Trade minister: Unacceptable for trading nations to "pull up drawbridges"

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UK Trade minister: Unacceptable for trading nations to "pull up drawbridges"

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MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday it was unacceptable for trading nations to turn their back on free trade having previously reaped the benefits of such a system. “Those who have benefited most from free-trade in the past cannot pull up the drawbridges behind them. It is completely unacceptable,” Fox said at his Conservative Party’s annual conference in Manchester.

(Reporting by William James; editing by Kate Holton)
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