Skip to comments.Greenpeace Leaks U.S.-E.U. Trade Deal Documents
Posted on 05/02/2016 6:55:54 AM PDT by combat_boots
LONDON The Dutch chapter of the environmental activist group Greenpeace leaked on Monday what it called a trove of documents from the talks over a proposed trade deal between the European Union and the United States.
The proposed deal, which President Obama would like to see finalized before he leaves office, has already received criticism on both sides of the Atlantic.
According to Greenpeace, the documents indicate that American trade negotiators pressed their European counterparts to loosen important environmental, consumer protection and other provisions as part of the deal, known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
The documents, which were released in Berlin at 11 a.m., consist of 248 pages, or about two-thirds of the latest negotiating text, which were said to have been prepared sometime between the latest round of talks, in New York last week.
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