Wrangling over EU political deal continues

While the EU wants CETA and the Strategic Partnership Agreement as a package, Canada says the two should be considered separate.

Embassy Photo: Sneh Duggal
Alexandra Bugailiskis, Canada’s chief negotiator on the Strategic Partnership Agreement and ambassador to Poland, pictured last year.
Kristen Shane
Published: Thursday, 10/24/2013 4:47 pm EDT
Last Updated: Thursday, 10/24/2013 5:43 pm EDT

While Canada and the European Union have reached a trade deal in principle, the two sides continue to hash out the text of a political agreement that would outline their work together on everything from counter-terrorism to sustainable development.

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