Sitharaman said India 'certainly wants' WTO's ministerial declaration to mention the special safeguard mechanism (SSM) to protect poor and marginal farmers from any surge in imports or steep decline in prices.
    
"I am going with an open and positive approach. If everybody has agreed on something in Bali, it should be our duty to deliver on that. And permanent solution was part of that Bali package," she told reporters here.
    
"Our wish-list would certainly be that we say no to the differential treatment... I certainly want SSM to protect (farmers) from any surge (in imports) that may happen. These two constitute my wish-list," she added.
    
On the new issues being pushed by the developed world including the US at the WTO's Nairobi meeting, the minister said India is ready only to discuss those matters. "I do not want it (the new issues) to be a binding commitment. We are not averse to discussion," she said.
    
The new issues which are being pushed by developed world include investments, competition, labour, government procurement, environment and global value chains.

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