MEPs welcome ‘belated’ decision to declassify TTIP negotiations

Parliament's political groups have voiced their support for the council of the European Union's decision to declassify the negotiations on the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) with the US.

Parliament's political groups have voiced their support for the council of the European Union's decision to declassify the negotiations on the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) with the US.

“Carlo Calenda, deputy minister for economic development of Italy and president of the council, said, “I wish to express my deep satisfaction with [the] decision by the EU member states, which was long advocated by the Italian presidency: the declassification of the negotiating mandate is an important step towards ensuring the transparency of negotiations with the US.””