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By Tim Leeds 

Baucus disappointed on stalled trade negotiations


No new beef with S. Korea, for now

Montana's senior senator, Democrat Max Baucus expressed disappointment Thursday that talks to negotiate a trade agreement with South Korea have stalled, but said he supports President Barack Obama's work to expand export markets including for Montana beef.

"Opening the Korean market to American beef is critical for Montana's economy, which is why it is so disappointing we were unable to reach a trade agreement with Korea this week," Baucus said in press release. "Still, it's clear that no deal is better than a bad deal for Montana ranchers."

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