Amazon Escalation: Macron Says France Now Opposes EU-Mercosur Agreement

On Thursday, Macron criticized the fires in the Amazon and called for the issue to be debated during the G7 summit.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday, August 23rd, that Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro "lied" about his commitments to the environment and announced that, under these conditions, France is opposed to the free trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur.

"Given Brazil's attitude in recent weeks, the French president can only note that president Bolsonaro lied to him at the Osaka (G20) summit," declared the Elysée Palace, the seat of the . . .

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