New Zealand blast 'unfair' EU after Brussels tries to STOP them from striking trade deals

New Zealand blast 'unfair' EU after Brussels tries to STOP them from striking trade deals
 

The EU and New Zealand have become embroiled in an unlikely spat in the past week after the ambassador from Brussels hit out at the country for trying to strike a deal with Russia.
Last week, New Zealand's deputy prime minister, Winston Peters, laid out plans to rekindle a near-completed Russian trade deal ahead of a deal with the EU.
This prompted furore from the EU, which threatened to sabotage any future free trade talks between the two countries if New Zealand did not put a stop to talks with Russia. 
In response, Mr Peters called out the EU for hypocrisy and said New Zealand businesses... read more

 
6 November 2017 in World News, Views: 47
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