The approval of the commercial treaty between the EU and Canada by the Senate has taken place after the vote on the application of article 155. Its detractors doubt its economic benefits and denounce that it has an unacceptable democratic cost. “The CETA seeks a deliberate restriction of democratic sovereignty and the margin of political maneuvering of governments and parliaments,” says Tom Kucharz, spokesman for the movement ‘No to TTIP’, which groups in Spain those who oppose these treaties.

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