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U.S. Senate Passes Legislation for Colombia Free-Trade Accord

October 12, 2011

Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Senate cleared a free-trade agreement with Colombia signed more than four years ago, after the House of Representatives passed the measure earlier today.

The Senate voted 66-33 today in Washington.

The Senate also passed legislation for South Korea and Panama free-trade agreements, and will send the measures to President Barack Obama for his signature.

To contact the reporter on this story: William McQuillen in Washington at bmcquillen@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Steve Geimann at sgeimann@bloomberg.net


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