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Thailand "highly likely" to decide to join TPP: deputy prime minister

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Thailand is "highly likely" to decide to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal (TPP), Thai deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said on Friday.

[TOKYO] Thailand is "highly likely" to decide to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal (TPP), Thai deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak said on Friday.

"Thailand is highly interested in joining TPP ...," he told a news conference in Tokyo through an interpreter.

"Chances are high that Thailand will seek to join TPP." The trade agreement currently has 12 members.

REUTERS

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