President Donald Trump, his opponents in the United States, and his critics in Europe have found common cause: opposing the planned Nord Stream 2 pipeline that would transport Russian natural gas to Germany. All sides are in rare agreement, but they are all misguided in their own ways.
The upper house of Dutch Parliament has approved ratification of a pact between the European Union and Ukraine.
Geert Wilders will not become a member of European Parliament. The Electoral Council appointed the Dutch PVV leader this week as an MEP.
The ratifications by Chad, Jordan, Oman and Rwanda means the deal has reached the pre-determined threshold of 110 WTO members required for its immediate entry into force.
While a broad agreement is now within sight, the parties remain divided over certain aspects of market access and tariff removal.
The landmark cooperation agreement between the European Union and Ukraine will delayed and might even be voided as the Netherlands puts off approving the treaty.
The European Union and Mexico have agreed to accelerate trade talks, with two negotiating rounds scheduled to take place over the next five months towards a reformed free trade agreement.
The North African nation and the European Union signed in 2012 a multi-million-euro fishing and agriculture trade agreement.
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