INTERVIEW-Gulf Arabs look east after EU trade deal hits wall


By Daliah Merzaban MUSCAT, May 30 (Reuters) - Gulf Arab oil producers are expected to sign trade pacts with China, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand starting this year after talks with the European Union for a similar deal hit a wall, an Omani official said. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) -- an economic and political bloc of six nations -- suspended talks with the EU late in 2008 after a disagreement on human rights and democracy derailed two decades of negotiations. The ...

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