The European Parliament votes in favor of cultural exception


EU-US trade negotiations: the European Coalitions for Cultural Diversity welcome the position of the European Parliament supporting cultural exception

The European Parliament, gathered in Plenary session in Strasbourg, sent yesterday a very good signal to the Council by adopting at a wide majority (391 votes in favor; 191 against; 17 abstentions) a provision which “calls for the exclusion of cultural and audiovisual services, including those provided online to be clearly stated in the negotiating mandate”.

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