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EU urges swift ratification of trade deal with Canada

European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom has accused member states of playing political games with the trade deal and stoking populist fires.

Strasbourg, France

THE EU Commission on Tuesday urged member states to swiftly ratify the long delayed EU-Canada trade deal, an agreement that is seen by critics as a dangerous model for a much larger deal with the US.

Canadian and European leaders formally concluded the deal in...