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South Korea's trade minister announces bid to lead WTO

Amid Seoul-Tokyo export spat, Yoo vows to reform body under fire from Trump

South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee said Wednesday she is running to be the next director general of the WTO. (Yonhap/Kyodo)

SEOUL -- South Korean Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee on Wednesday announced her bid to lead the World Trade Organization, vowing to save the troubled body from mounting protectionism and attacks from U.S. President Donald Trump.

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