- ALDE Party , woensdag 15 februari 2017
After seven years of intensive negotiations, Members of the European Parliament have today approved the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the European Union and Canada (CETA).
After the vote, the leader of the ALDE Group in the European Parliament Guy Verhofstadt said: "By backing the free trade agreement with Canada today, we have shown that the European Union is a credible and reliable trading partner.”
“President Trump has given us another good reason to intensify our links with Canada - while Trump introduces tariffs, we are not only tearing them down but also setting the highest progressive standards.”
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