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Trade Deals: Trade and Star Movement

trade deals: It opposes free trade and free markets, displaying a strong protectionist streak, according to Rabble. Similarly, Italy's far-right deputy prime minister -- and leader of the Five Star Movement -- Luigi Di Maio opposes free trade. Reporting on the far-right National Front party led by Marine Le Pen in France, The Economist has noted, It is not just anti-immigrant but anti-globalization. The Five Star Movement has even identified opposition to free trade deals like the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement CETA and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership TTIP as a top foreign policy priority. Germany's radical-right party Alternative for Germany AfD switched its position on TTIP in the middle of the 2014 European elections campaign, despite having originally supported the agreement, she adds. But as Julia Rone commented in The Washington Post, Opposition to TTIP was not initially a radical-right issue in European countries like Germany, Bulgaria and the United Kingdom. ( As reported in the news.