Reluctance On Free Trade Agreement Talks From EU Side: S Jaishankar
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Reluctance On Free Trade Agreement Talks From EU Side: S Jaishankar

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December 5, 2020

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said negotiations for a free trade agreement between India and the European Union were stuck for the last six years due to reluctance of the grouping.


New Delhi, 05 December 2020

The talks for the FTA have been stalled since May 2013 when both sides failed to bridge substantial gaps on crucial issues, including on data security status for the IT sector.Asked during an online interactive session whether the talks were stalled due to India's reservations against FTAs, S Jaishankar vehemently dispelled it and said: "It is not a question of principle. India has nothing in principle against free trade agreements or preferential trade agreements."

Source -NDTV


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