August 5, 2014 1:23 PM

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New Delhi: India on Tuesday said it will not compromise the interest of poor farmers and consumers at the WTO and sought complete resolution of the foodgrain stockpile issue, which is essential for unhindered implementation of the country's food security programme.

"Food security is a humanitarian concern, especially in these times of uncertainty and volatility, and the issue of food security is critical to a vast swathe of humanity and cannot be sacrificed to mercantilist considerations," Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told the Lok Sabha.

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