Juncker and Michel hopeful about CETA treaty

Juncker and Michel hopeful about CETA treaty

World October 21, 2016 10:21

brussels - The probability of Belgian approval of the free trade agreement between the EU and Canada is still not miscalculated, despite the continuing opposition of Wallonia. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel hopes ' at least the next few hours to a positive solution, 'he said prior to the second day of the EU summit in Brussels. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, denied that there was a deadlock.

The Walloon government rejected Thursday of the European Commission's new proposals on the CETA treaty. Negotiations go on Friday said Prime Minister Paul Magnette, which bijpraat the Walloon parliament in the morning.

' A difficult situation, '' sighed Michel. ' We have worked hard during the night. '' He made an interview with the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that the situation is difficult and that there is ' radicalization '. ' But we are engaged in a dialogue. I certainly do not add fuel to the fire. ''

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