Mercosur-EU Agreement: No Grounds Exist for Opposition, Says Government Spokesman

Otávio Rêgo Barros, spokesman for the Presidency, said on Monday, October 8th, that there is no reason why the trade agreement between Mercosur and the European Union should not be approved by the countries that make up the two blocs.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "The Brazilian government appreciates that in the free trade agreement negotiations between Mercosur and the European Union (EU), three key points have been met for its implementation."

"The first is political dialogue. Second, cooperation. And third, free trade. President Bolsonaro, therefore, sees no reason to note any formal opposition to the Mercosur and European Union Agreement," said Rêgo Barros at a press conference with journalists covering the Palácio do Planalto.

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