PARIS — France will ask the European Commission to suspend negotiations on a massive trade deal between the EU and the US, which it says are unfairly weighted in favour of the Americans."There is no more political support in France for these negotiations" and "France calls for an end to these negotiations", the country’s junior minister for trade, Matthias Fekl, told RMC radio on Tuesday.The EU and US began work on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) in 2013, aiming to create the world’s largest free-trade area by the time President Barack Obama leaves office in January.But the talks have got bogged down amid widespread suspicion in the 28-nation EU that a deal would undercut the bloc’s standards in key areas such as health and welfare.The setbacks have raised serious doubts that it will be achieved by the end of the year as hoped. Fekl said there was an imbalance in the negotiations in favour of the US side."The Americans give nothing or just crumbs ... that i...

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