General Council Chairman Stuart Harbinson, Hong Kong, China, and Mr.
Moore released to WTO Member Governments yesterday evening three texts
for their consideration: a draft Ministerial Declaration; a draft
Ministerial decision on Implementation-Related Issues and Concerns;
and a draft Ministerial Declaration on intellectual property and
access to medicines/public health. These texts will be transmitted to
Ministers in Doha and will form the basis for negotiations during the
texts form a solid basis for consideration by Ministers at Doha.
Differences have narrowed but there is still a lot of work for
Ministers to do. Development issues are at the centre of all
considerations,” Mr. Moore said.
congratulate the chairman, our team, Ambassadors and officials for
their co-operation and for the transparent manner in which these
consultations and negotiations have been managed thus far.”