EU pits developing countries against US

In a wide-ranging partnership agreement with the ACP (Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific) countries, known as the Cotonou Agreement, Brussels is pushing for a clause on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

It is also pushing for support for the International Criminal Court - something the EU supports but which the US has refused to sign up to.

After almost one year's negotiations, the five-year review of the Cotonou Agreement is due to be completed today (23 Fe...

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