EU Groups Seek Trade Talk Delay Amid US Spying Concerns

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 2:32 PM EDT) -- Despite the European Union's assurances that trans-Atlantic free trade agreement negotiations will proceed as planned next week, several members of the bloc reiterated their demands Wednesday that talks must be suspended in light of recently outed U.S. surveillance practices.

The Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats, a leftist political coalition and the second-largest group in the European Parliament, called on the European Commission to delay negotiations over a proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership set to begin Monday in Washington, D.C., until the U.S. provided further...
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