Belgian political leaders have reached a consensus in support of the Ceta trade deal between the EU and Canada, Prime Minister Charles Michel has said.
He said an agreement had been found at the latest round of negotiations with Belgium’s French-speaking communities who had been holding up the deal.
A signing ceremony on Thursday was cancelled after the region of Wallonia vetoed the agreement.
A Belgian deal would still have to be approved by the other 27 EU members.
Under Belgium’s federal system, the national government cannot sign the deal unless all six regional parliaments approve it.
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