EU Commission buys time to decide on visas for U.S., Canada

April 12, 2016 4:52 PM

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EU Commission buys time to decide on visas for U.S., Canada

BRUSSELS The European Commission effectively delayed by three months on Tuesday any decision on whether to introduce visa requirements for U.S. and Canadian citizens by asking EU member states and the European Parliament to discuss their stance.

The EU executive had signaled it was considering such a move on visas in the midst of difficult negotiations with the United States on a multi-billion dollar transatlantic trade pact.

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