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France urges halt to thorny EU-US trade negotiations

President Hollande says there will be no deal at least until after Mr Obama leaves office in January

"The Americans give nothing or just crumbs ... that is not how negotiations are done between allies," says Mr Fekl.


FRANCE said on Tuesday it wanted to halt thorny EU-US trade talks as President Francois Hollande said there would be no deal at least until after US President Barack Obama leaves office in January.

Junior trade minister Matthias Fekl said there was "no more political support...

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