EU-US discuss free trade negotiations

EU-US officials underline the need for a realistic approach to the FTA

The issue of the US-EU free trade negotiations was raised during the Brussels Forum that took place between 15-17 March in Brussels. Speakers stressed the need to be pragmatic and to have public and political support for the agreement.

Michael Froman, U.S. deputy national security advisor for international economic affairs highlighted the need to be realistic and stressed that the talks should not be hindered by special interests.

In addition, Karel De Gucht, European commissioner for...

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