In summary proceedings before the Federal constitutional court to try the opponents of Ceta on Wednesday that the free trade agreement between the EU and stop with Canada on the last meters. The plaintiffs want the judges to oblige the Federal government, with the decisive votes in the EU Council of Ministers on 18. To vote in October, with no. Otherwise, it would be signed the agreement at the end of the month and after the approval of the EU Parliament already in force.
in the opinion of the plaintiff are established facts, even before the Bundestag and the parliaments of the other EU-States Ceta. “The Federal government and the EU have written from the beginning to the flags, this agreement to enforce, even against the will of the citizens. And the will to go through with it," said left party Deputy, Klaus Ernst, the German press Agency in Karlsruhe, Germany.
“we must take The Federal government’s massive protests to the knowledge of and, even if the mass fails, the complaint before the Federal constitutional court, Ceta does not agree,” said the Left-Boss Katja Kipping of the editors ‘ network of Germany. Green party leader Anton Hofreiter said: “Ceta will accelerate the globalization, to regulate instead of reasonable. The should say the Federal government is finally clear and draw a line under it." The Left deputies in the Bundestag fight back with a constitutional complaint, and a body suit.
For the Federal government’s economic Minister and Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel (SPD), the Ceta agreement in the short-term scheduled trial to defend. The Second Senate under the court’s President, Andreas Voßkuhle will directly advise the after the hearing on the Urgency and on Thursday at 10 a.m., pronounce his judgment.
to clarify, the constitutional court judges initially whether the provisional application of Ceta irreparable prejudice would be caused. The Individual will be negotiated on a total of five lawsuits later, unless the court explained to you directly to be inadmissible or manifestly unfounded.
The consumer organization Foodwatch has mobilized with the Clubs Campact and More democracy, more than 125,000 Mitkläger. Never before have so many citizens have complained together in Karlsruhe. “The provisional application of the final facts are established,” said Foodwatch Director Thilo Bode of the dpa. So such a decision would transfer powers to insufficiently legitimised committees, whose decisions were not reversed.
The Ceta opponents see the environmental and consumer protection in the EU is in danger. The Federal government is hoping that the commercial space with almost no duties, economic impulses and new markets.
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