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Bangladesh garment makers hail retailers' safety pledge

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Bangladeshi garment manufacturers on Wednesday hailed an agreement by top retailers to make the country's factories safer, saying it reflected their long-term commitment to improving working conditions. 

A shirt with a Benetton label lies in the rubble three days after a Bangladeshi garment nine-storey building collapsed in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on April 27, 2013. Global high street brands including Benetton, Carrefour and Marks & Spencer on Tuesday committed to abide by an agreement to improve working conditions in Bangladeshi factories.

Global high street brands including Benetton, Carrefour and Marks & Spencer committed to abide by an agreement to improve working conditions in Bangladeshi factories after a plant there collapsed killing more than 1,100 people.

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