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Leaked draft statement aimed at Canada-EU free trade critics: sources

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OTTAWA - A joint statement on the free trade deal between Canada and the European Union is aimed at mollifying its opponents, sources say — including restive Walloons in Belgium who are threatening to block the agreement. The leaked draft of the five-page summary, now widely circulated, is
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