European Parliament Approves CETA

EU | February 15, 2017, Wednesday // 15:12|  views


The European Parliament has given its agreement for the implementation of the trade agreement with Canada.

European MPs supported CETA with a majority of nearly 60%. The groups of the EPP, the Liberals and the Conservatives voted for the agreement on free trade and investments.

A part of the group of the Social Democrats, the Greens, the far-left and Eurosceptic formations were against the agreement.

The Comprehensive Agreement on Trade and Investments with Canada received the support of 408 depitues, 254 voted “against”, while 33 abstained.

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