WASHINGTON — Four fashion industry trade groups sent a letter to Uzbekistan’s foreign minister of affairs on Tuesday urging him to take steps to eradicate the use of forced child and adult labor in the country’s cotton sector.
The heads of the U.S. Association of Importers of Textiles & Apparel, American Apparel & Footwear Association, Retail industry Leaders Association and National Retail Federation sent the letter to Abdulaziz Komilov, Uzbekistan’s minister of foreign affairs, who is reportedly meeting this week with State Department officials, including Secretary of State John Kerry.
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