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Mon Oct 28, 2013 01:52 PM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

TTIP MAY LIKELY A TEMPORARY VICTIM OF NSA SPYING REVELATIONS

The anger expressed by several EU governments following revelations that the U.S. National Security Agency has been spying on their leaders is likely to halt discussions on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, at least temporarily.

Last week, European Parliament President Martin Schulz called for TTIP talks to be suspended until allegations of NSA spying EU governments and EU institutions are clarified. He said suspension of the TTIP was vital if ...

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