• Mon. May 27th, 2024

Senate Rejection Halts Ratification of EU-Canada Free Trade Treaty Amid Election Fears

BySamantha Jones

Mar 27, 2024
Franck Riester announces that there will be no vote in the National Assembly before the European elections on Ceta.

Since 2017, the provisional application of the Ceta free trade treaty between the EU and Canada has been in effect. However, Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade Franck Riester recently announced that he will not transmit the draft ratification to the National Assembly before the European elections. This decision comes after the Senate rejected the ratification of the treaty on March 21, causing embarrassment for the executive in the lead-up to the elections.

After the Senate’s rejection, communist deputies planned to include the text in their parliamentary time in the Assembly, scheduled for May 30. However, it appears that the government is delaying transmitting the bill. Minister Riester stated that he will transmit it at an appropriate time but not before

By Samantha Jones

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