‘I do not foresee any challenges,' says Andrej Droba of the Canada-EU deal, despite Italian opposition.
After four years in Ottawa, Ambassador Andrej Droba is leaving Canada for a new posting back in Slovakia at the end of July. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Amid hurdles thrown up by Italy potentially not ratifying the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement, the departing Slovak ambassador says he is convinced of the success of the deal between the European Union and Canada.
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