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Germany: Thousands take to Berlin's streets to protest CETA and TTIP02:07

Germany: Thousands take to Berlin's streets to protest CETA and TTIP

Germany, Berlin
September 17, 2016 at 12:50 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands of protesters are gathered in Berlin, on Saturday, to demonstrate against the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

People gathered in the centre of the city at 12:00 local time (10:00 GMT), to call on their elected representatives to oppose the trade agreements currently being negotiated between the US government and the European Union.

Both agreements, TTIP and CETA, have been met with fierce criticism due to its alleged effect on reducing the regulatory barriers for trade for large businesses, affecting food safety law, environmental legislation, banking regulations and the sovereign powers of individual nations.

Germany: Thousands take to Berlin's streets to protest CETA and TTIP02:07
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Thousands of protesters are gathered in Berlin, on Saturday, to demonstrate against the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

People gathered in the centre of the city at 12:00 local time (10:00 GMT), to call on their elected representatives to oppose the trade agreements currently being negotiated between the US government and the European Union.

Both agreements, TTIP and CETA, have been met with fierce criticism due to its alleged effect on reducing the regulatory barriers for trade for large businesses, affecting food safety law, environmental legislation, banking regulations and the sovereign powers of individual nations.

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