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Party Leader Don Brash & US Trade Representative Robert
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Free trade discussed at Don Brash's US meetings
Don Brash MP National Party Leader
After a meeting with US Trade Representative Robert
Zoellick in Washington today, National Party Leader Don
Brash says it's clear New Zealand is not on the radar screen
for a free trade deal with the US.
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