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11th Dec 2016

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Suspend EU-US trade talks, says Belgian PM

Belgian PM Charles Michel is the latest European politician to call for free-trade talks between the EU and the US to be suspended. He told the L'Echo newspaper on Saturday that the TTIP pact would not lead to a balance of jobs and growth. "For the moment, I prefer to say that it's not right and that perhaps we will resume negotiations later," he said.

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