America Breaking News: France Softens Stance on Start of EU-US Free Trade Talks

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July 03, 2013 AT 1:55 PM
French President Francois Hollande said talks to set up a free trade agreement between Europe and the United States could begin as long as efforts to clarify U.S. surveillance tactics start in parallel. "The French position is that we cannot start trade negotiations if we don't have at the same time and date a discussion ... with the U.S. to investigate the activities of the U.S. intelligence services,"