The European Union aims to bring free trade negotiations with the United States towards a close by the summer, said Ignacio Garcia Bercero, Chief EU Negotiator for the TTIP. Closing the negotiations this year is a necessary step if a deal is to be clinched before a change of president in the United States.
The start of the present round of talks was delayed on Monday after a blockade by Greenpeace activists, who warned against a “dead end trade deal” and called for an end to the negotiations...
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