February 18, 2013

Southern Europe Puts Brakes on EU-U.S. Deal

Gregor Schmitz, Der Spiegel

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Germany wants the planned free-trade pact between the US and EU to be as broad as possible, but France and other Southern European nations want a number of issues affecting their farming industries to be excluded from the talks. Washington could run out of patience.

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