France has persuaded the European Union to slow trade negotiations with New Zealand until after its presidential election in April next year.
The Financial Times reports that France is seeking to pause trade negotiations between the European Union and New Zealand.
The FT reports this has angered “other member states” which want the deals to be concluded.
Trade talks are currently under way between the EU and New Zealand and Chile.
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