EU-CETA agreement on verge of COLLAPSE: Spanish party in major U-turn shock Jun 23 2017

PUBLISHED: 14:57, Fri, Jun 23, 2017 | UPDATED: 15:08, Fri, Jun 23, 2017

 

THE European Union’s controversial trade deal with Canada is once again in doubt as a Spanish party votes against the agreement.

Earlier this month  was gripped by protests over the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and opposition continues. 

The Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party (PSOE) will withdraw its support for the deal in a shock U-turn. 

PSOE only voted in favour of the treaty the day before officials announced they would oppose the deal amid pressure from the group’s Secretary General Pedro Sánchez and trade unions. 

 

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