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on October 18, 2016 in World News

Thousands protest TTIP, CETA deals in France, Poland, & Spain as EU vote looms closer

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Paris, Warsaw, and Madrid, urging their governments to reject the TTIP and CETA free-trade agreements with the US and Canada. Some 7,000 people demonstrated in the Polish capital of Warsaw on Saturday, RIA Novosti reported. Expressing disapproval of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with the US and the strikingly similar Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) deal with Canada, protesters marched in central Warsaw near the country’s Agriculture Ministry building and prime minister’s offices. People carried banners that called the deals “toxic,” “threatening to local agriculture” and a “dictatorship...

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Paris, Warsaw, and Madrid, urging their governments to reject the TTIP and CETA free-trade agreements with the US and Canada. Some 7,000 people demonstrated in the Polish capital of Warsaw on...

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