By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The foreign ministers of Mercosur and EU members are meeting in Brasilia on Thursday (December 6th) in an effort to advance the partnership agreement between the two economic blocs. This is the first time Mercosur and the UE are meeting after statements made by France’s Macron caused tension and doubt about the partnership.

During the G20 last weekend in Buenos Aires, Argentina, French President Emmanuel Macron,
conditioned the progress made in trade negotiations between Mercosur and the European Union to Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's commitment to the . . .

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