Great Britain, Germany, and Spain Criticize Macron, Defend EU-Mercosur Agreement

The German and British government said that the French stance would not resolve the problem in the Amazon; the Spaniards point out environmental terms in the agreement. Ireland and the former President of the European Council Donald Tusk, however, rather agree with France.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Great Britain criticized the position of French President Emmanuel Macron, on Saturday, August 24, for wanting to block the trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur to pressure Brazil about the forest fires in the Amazon.

On arriving at the summit of G7 countries, which started on Saturday in France, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that prejudicing the trade agreement is not the best way to resolve the issue.

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