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France threatens to block EU-US trade talks

18.04.13 @ 21:33

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French trade minister Nicole Bricq told press Thursday France will block the launch of talks on an EU-US trade pact unless the deal excludes the audio-visual sector. "The position of France is that we want exclusion from discussion of cultural items. This is non-negotiable," she said, Reuters reports.

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