Wallonia and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Wallonia and the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

By Steve Simmons.

Last fall, the European Union and Canada signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. However, the agreement almost didn't get signed, because of opposition by Wallonia, a region located in southern Belgium. Today's post discusses how the Walloons were almost able to veto major legislation and what it means for future EU legislation.

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