EU and Canada to sign CETA agreement on Sunday Summit


People protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in front of EU Council headquarters prior an EU Trade Ministers council meeting in Brussels, Belgium, 13 May 2016.

“Mission accomplished! Just agreed with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to hold EU-Canada Summit this Sunday,” tweeted EU Council President Donald Tusk.

Just a week after the collapse of talks, the EU and Canada announced that they will sign Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) on Sunday morning.

The EU-Canada Summit was initially scheduled to take place last Thursday, but it was postponed, as Belgium needed more time in order to ratify the additional agreement in federal and regional parliaments.

After this procedure was successfully completed long before Friday midnight, the Euro...

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