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Taiwan vote on pork ban risks U.S. relations at critical time

Tsai's efforts to join CPTPP also would be set back

Demonstrators protest against additive-containing U.S. pork in Taipei, Taiwan, on Nov. 22.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Taiwan could turn up the heat on a long-simmering issue between itself and the U.S. as the public here prepares to vote on whether to once again ban American pork.

If approved, the ban would have implications for relations with Washington and the island's bid to join the CPTPP trade agreement.

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