Trade Deal Would Be Reward for Jordan's Moderate Stance

Nabil Ali Barto says free trade talks are a reward for his country's moderation and peace efforts, but critics worry the government isn't genuine in its trade relations.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 11/14/2007 12:00 am EST

Jordanian Ambassador Nabil Ali Barto believes the Canadian government's intention to launch trade talks with his country in the near future is a reward for the kingdom's position as a moderate Arab nation pushing for peace in the volatile Middle East.

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