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U.S. interested in concluding Russia WTO admission talks


MOSCOW, February 11 (RIA Novosti) - The United States is interested in finalizing negotiations with Russia on its admission to the World Trade Organization as soon as possible, the U.S. secretary of the Treasury said at a meeting with the Russian president Saturday.

At the meeting with Vladimir Putin, John Snow said the United States would like to see a final document signed as soon as possible.

He said just a few issues were left to be resolved, particularly the question of opening up Russia's financial markets.

He said the sides had discussed the issue in depth, narrowing the gap in their positions, and were now close to a solution.

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