Brazil can negotiate environmental commitments with the EU, says chancellor

Folha de S.Paulo, Giuliana Miranda in 02/07/2021

In Portugal for his first international trip as head of Brazilian diplomacy, the minister Carlos Fran├ža said that Brazil is willing to negotiate additional environmental commitments within the scope of the trade agreement between Mercosur and the European Union.

The Brazilian government, however, does not want to reopen negotiations on what was already agreed, signed in mid-2019 after 20 years under discussion. The proposal is to include an attached document with environmental commitments.

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