Current talks on TTIP deal with US should be halted – French foreign trade minister
Russia Today News 30 Aug, 2016
Current talks between the EU and the US on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) should be halted and new ones should be started, Minister of State for Foreign Trade Matthias Fekl told French media.
One of the problems of the deal lies in the US attitude towards the negotiations, he said.
“The Americans give nothing or just crumbs… That is not how negotiations are done between allies,” Fekl said. “We need a clear and definitive halt to these negotiations in order to restart on a good foundation.”
France “demands a halt to TAFTA [Transatlantic Free Trade Area] and TTIP [Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership],” he tweeted.
Fekl said that France will raise the case at a meeting of EU foreign trade ministers in Bratislava, Slovakia, in September.
Fekl’s remarks come days after German Vice-Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that the TTIP negotiations have essentially failed.
“In my opinion the negotiations with the United States have de facto failed, even though nobody is really admitting it,” the minister told ZDF broadcaster on Sunday. “[They] have failed because we Europeans did not want to subject ourselves to American demands.”
Washington has been insisting that the free trade deal be signed before the end of 2016, but it has encountered strong opposition from a number of European nations.
The TTIP is a EU-US free trade treaty project that was dubbed as controversial the moment it was proposed three years ago and has been criticized for its secretiveness and lack of accountability ever since.
The proposed deal aims at promoting trade and multilateral economic growth by creating the world’s largest free-trade zone. Backers say it will help small businesses opening up markets and making customs processes easier, while trade tariffs on products would be reduced.
But critics of TTIP fear big corporations will be the only ones to profit from the deal, with corporate interest coming even ahead of national interest.
Will she sign the The TTIP contract without a referendum, without permission? Theresa is as yet an unknown corporate (fascist) non-fictional property. She is still bound by EU Commission cabal rulings and from pressure from US zionist, Fed Res and oligarch run regime.
Perhaps her concern for the loss to the alien globalists' agenda is what is driving her to push for an early brexit, so that she can show her superiors that at least the British tax stock is under the jackboot by signing Britain up for preference of corporation rules over domestic law and people, the TTIP. It most certainly isn't connected with the will of the people or the best interests of them and the nation.
Are female feemasons called masonettes?
The tax-farmed brainwashed, dumbed down, poisoned, feminised, plundered, murdered and euthanised sheeple are returning to consciousness slowly. Perhaps it's not too late to pervert the course of injustice.