The only real consequence of the Walloon rebellion against CETA, a landmark EU trade deal with Canada, was a postponed summit. On October 28, the parliament of Belgium’s French-speaking region of Wallonia finally voted in favour of the agreement – 58 lawmakers voted for and 5 against.
The vote followed an intra-Belgian agreement that was achieved on October 27. This was finalised after back-to-back meetings of Belgium’s Conciliation Committee. The Belgian parliaments had their go on the text t...


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