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21st Feb 2017

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Romania drops opposition to Ceta

Romania has dropped its opposition to the Canada-EU free trade deal after securing a gradual lifting of visa requirements for citizens going to Canada. "We are in a position to withdraw our reservations against Ceta," president Klaus Iohannis said Friday in Brussels. Visa requirements will be lifted, starting May 1 next year for those already with a visa, and from 1 December all Romanians can travel visa free.

Column / Crude World

Nordstream 2: Alternative pipeline facts

Arguments put forward by Nord Stream 2's Brussels lobbyist in defence of the Russian-led project are not consistent and ignore some basic facts.

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