Chile seeks meetings with TPP members plus China, South Korea

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Chile will continue to pursue bilateral trade deals now that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is off the table after U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order, Foreign Minister Heraldo Munoz told journalists on Monday.

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The South American country has proposed meetings with TPP members as well as China and South Korea and has had positive reactions at a high level, Munoz said at a press conference.

(This story corrects minister's first name from to Heraldo from Herald)

(Reporting by Rosalba O'Brien; Writing by Caroline Stauffer; Editing by Chris Reese)