More than 70% from the Belgian Wallonian community supports Paul Magnette’s actions with regard to CETA
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    More than 70% from the Belgian Wallonian community supports Paul Magnette’s actions with regard to CETA

    More than two thirds of the Belgian French speaking community supported the actions of Wallonian Minister President Paul Magnette with regard to amending the text in CETA. This  according to a survey carried out by RTL. 72.6% of those questions approved of his actions, while 11,7% were against. In Flanders, the view is different. 46% do not approve of his actions while 30% are supporting him.

    On the question whether the debate will result in a positive image of Belgium worldwide, 58,9% responded yes while 24,7% believed it would result in a negative image. In Flanders, the results are inverse: 64,7% believe that the affair will not result in a positive viewpoint of Belgium.

    The survey questioned 1000 people (603 Dutch speakers and 297 French speakers. The margin of error is 3,02%.

    Christopher Vincent
    The Brussels Times