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Wallonia wants a legally-binding declaration to interpret the EU-Canada deal (Photo: Peter Teffer)

EU and Wallonia still stuck on Canada accord

[Updated at 07.12 on 21 October] The Walloon government rejected on Thursday evening (20 October) a compromise proposed by the EU to overcome the Belgian region's opposition to the Canada-EU free trade deal, Ceta.

EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker later said negotiations will continue on Friday morning.

"I am still hopeful that we will come to a good result in the course of the night and tomorrow morning," he said.

"If we can't conclude this trade arrangement with...

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Eszter Zalan is a Hungarian journalist who worked for Brussels-based news portal EUobserver specialising in European politics, focusing on populism and Brexit.

Wallonia wants a legally-binding declaration to interpret the EU-Canada deal (Photo: Peter Teffer)

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Eszter Zalan is a Hungarian journalist who worked for Brussels-based news portal EUobserver specialising in European politics, focusing on populism and Brexit.

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