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Germany: Giant chicken says 'nein' to EU-US free trade deal00:59

Germany: Giant chicken says 'nein' to EU-US free trade deal

Germany, Berlin
May 6, 2014 at 21:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

Germany: Giant chicken says 'nein' to EU-US free trade deal

A civil society alliance consisting of 61 organisations coordinated the 'TTIP unfairly traded' demonstration at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on Tuesday, calling for a protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the European Union and the United States.

Demonstraters held signs that read "Stop the TTIP" and set up an inflatable chicken along with a fracking syringe producing smoke clouds to display the potential adverse effects of the TTIP deal.

The EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht was in Berlin on Monday to discuss the opportunities and the challenges that the TTIP could create for European companies and people. The EU-US trade talks will enter a fifth round of negotiations on May 19.

Germany: Giant chicken says 'nein' to EU-US free trade deal00:59
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Germany: Giant chicken says 'nein' to EU-US free trade deal

A civil society alliance consisting of 61 organisations coordinated the 'TTIP unfairly traded' demonstration at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on Tuesday, calling for a protest against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the European Union and the United States.

Demonstraters held signs that read "Stop the TTIP" and set up an inflatable chicken along with a fracking syringe producing smoke clouds to display the potential adverse effects of the TTIP deal.

The EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht was in Berlin on Monday to discuss the opportunities and the challenges that the TTIP could create for European companies and people. The EU-US trade talks will enter a fifth round of negotiations on May 19.

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