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on August 30, 2016 in World News

Current talks on TTIP deal with US should be halted – French foreign trade minister

There will be no deal this year between the EU and US on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), says French President Francois Hollande. Several French and German ministers echoed the statement, citing US unwillingness to compromise. “The negotiations are bogged down, positions have not been respected, it’s clearly unbalanced,” Hollande said in a speech to French ambassadors. According to the French president, there will not be any agreement on TTIP  “by the end of the year.” “Les discussions sur le #TAFTA ne pourront pas aboutir à un accord d’ici à la fin de l’année. La France ne...

There will be no deal this year between the EU and US on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), says French President Francois Hollande. Several French and German ministers echoed the statement, citing US unwillingness to compromise. “The...

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