Region: Visas are Issue in EU-Canada Free Trade Pact

What might convince Canada to drop its visa requirement for Czech citizens? The answer: 12 billion Canadian dollars a year.

As Canadian and European leaders met in Brussels during the EU-Canada Summit May 5, negotiations on a free-trade agreement topped the agenda. But the Czech visa policy has emerged as a sticking point, with Parliament and President Václav Klaus holding veto power over any potential pact, and the European Parliament taking up the cause…

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