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Ratifying TPP a litmus test of US's credibility: PM Lee

It'd be a clear statement of its commitment and confidence in Asia, he says, but acknowledges it will be 'politically tough' in election season

PM Lee (centre), with US Secretary of Defence Ash Carter (left) and US Army Major-General Bradley Becker during the wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

Washington, DC

THE US must do all it can to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) or it faces the prospect of losing credibility in the eyes of the international community, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in Washington on Monday (Tuesday morning, Singapore time).


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