Merkel says controversial TTIP deal should STILL go ahead despite wave of European anger

Merkel says controversial TTIP deal should STILL go ahead despite wave of European anger
 

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) free trade deal negotiations hit trouble in the summer when German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel suggested Washington did not want to compromise with its European counterparts.
Opponents of the deal argue it would weaken environmental standards and give too much power to multinational companies and there have been major public protests across Europe over the summer. 
But Mrs Merkel said a successful TTIP deal could "write a new chapter in the history of globalisation".
She said: "We are still continuing the discussions... read more

 
5 October 2016 in World News, Views: 43
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