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KSA prepares for WTO membership


RIYADH, Oct 31 (AFP): Saudi Arabia is preparing to become the 149th member of the World Trade Organisation after a negotiating group gave the green light in principle to the oil giant's accession to the organisation.
Assistant Oil Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, a member of the Saudi delegation which won the WTO working party's go-ahead in Geneva Friday, called it "an important and final step on the road to Saudi accession.