EC strikes deal with US over anti-Cuba laws
Saturday 12 April 1997
The European Union Trade Commissioner, Sir Leon Brittan, said in a statement that the deal should allow the EU to suspend a panel that has been set up within the Geneva-based World Trade Organisation.
Sir Leon said the deal would also "chart a path towards a longer-term solution through amendment of the Helms Burton Act", which seeks to isolate the government of Fidel Castro by stopping investment. Reuters - Brussels
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