RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - France claims to have confirmed its greatest fears over the negative environmental impact, particularly in terms of deforestation, of the trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Mercosur, which is still pending ratification.
For this reason, the government of President Emmanuel Macron announced on Friday, September 18th, that it continues to oppose the treaty as it stands and stated that it intends to renegotiate, first with its European partners and then with Latin Americans, guarantees that the pact will comply with the health requirements and above all with the Paris Agreement.
After receiving the "worrying . . .