The Belgian majority of PS-CDH, with the support of the MR opposition and Independent MP André-Pierre Puget, secured 58 votes in favour the EU-Canada trade agreement, CETA. This left just five votes by Ecolo and PTB against the deal. But as CETA made its way through the regional parliament of Wallonia, some Belgian MPs complained that the compromise went through parliament in less than 24 hours.  Fast-track parliament procedures may be the norm in some parliaments in Europe, but not in Belgium. ...


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