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    The future of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada remains uncertain, with Belgium's Wallonia region refusing to sign the free trade pact.

    Unravelling Plans

    Last week, EU leaders failed to convince Wallonia to support CETA, subsequently giving the French-speaking Belgian region until late on Monday to come to a final decision on the agreement.

    However, the president of the Walloon parliament, Andre Antoine said that Wallonia could not meet Monday's ultimatum and sign off on the deal on time citing outstanding concerns about the potential impacts of CETA.

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    Belgium Refuses to Sign Free Trade Deal With Canada – Prime Minister
    Amsterdam Demonstration Against CETA Attracts About 8,000 People
    Canada-EU Trade Talks Collapse in Brussels
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