White House says it’s not concerned about leaks of EU-U.S. trade papers

WASHINGTON The White House said on Monday it was not particularly concerned about reported leaks on the details of a U.S.-European Union trade deal currently being negotiated between the two sides.The European Commission has said the documents, published by Greenpeace Netherlands, reflected negotiating positions and not final outcomes of the talks, which have been going on for nearly three years.The Trade Representative’s office said the interpretations given to the text were “misleading at best and flat-out wrong at worst.”

White House spokesman Josh Earnest told a briefing the administration was not particularly concerned about the leaks.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by David Alexander; Editing by Bernadette Baum)


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