Belgium drama over, EU and Canada to sign trade deal

EU President Donald Tusk announced Canada will sign a trade deal with the EU in Brussels on SundayEU nations approved a landmark free-trade deal with Canada late Friday, clearing the way for its signing after a drama that saw Belgian regions threaten to torpedo years of negotiations. “Mission accomplished!” European Union president Donald Tusk tweeted, announcing that the deal would be signed at a summit in Brussels on Sunday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. In a phone call with Tusk, he hailed the deal as “a good sign in an uncertain world”, an EU source said.

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