GENEVA, Feb 15 (Reuters) – The U.S. delegate to the WorldTrade Organization said on Monday he was “eager” to work withNgozi Okonjo-Iweala who was appointed director-general byconsensus at a closed-door meeting. “The United States is committed to working closely withDirector General Okonjo-Iweala and she can count on the UnitedStates to be a constructive partner,” said Charge d’AffairesDavid Bisbee in remarks sent to Reuters by the U.S. diplomaticmission in Geneva.Washington under the Trump administration blockedOkonjo-Iweala’s appointment in October in favour of her rival,South Korea’s trade minister.
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