Lithuania's parliament on Thursday decided to take a pause in the adoption of a resolution for ratification of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the European Union and Canada.
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The Liberal Movement requested an intermission until the next meeting, saying they wanted to submit amendments.

The ruling Farmers and Greens Union said that the separate resolution would help protect Lithuania against imports of genetically-modified organisms (GMO) and hormone-treated beef, however, the parliament is locked in heated discussions about the legal power of the statement.

The CETA agreement was submitted for parliamentary ratification during the spring session of 2017, however, it stalled at the Health Affairs Committee.

Earlier on Thursday, the parliament approved the bid for discussion, with final ratification still short of a vote.

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