Canada approval not needed for addendum to EU trade deal: source


Canada will not be required to approve a declaration that Belgium agreed with its regional parliaments to seal an EU-Canada free trade deal, a source close to the talks said on Thursday.

"As a unilateral Belgian declaration, Canada's approval will not be sought or needed," said the source, who asked to remain anonymous given the sensitivity of the situation.

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(Reporting by David Ljunggren; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)