Ireland could try to block Mercosur trade deal on Amazon concerns

Ireland could try to block Mercosur trade deal on Amazon concerns

Irish PM Varadkar has said his country will vote against a trade deal between the EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur unless Brazil takes action to protect the Amazon rainforest. Expressing concern at the record levels of rainforest destruction, Varadkar said the Irish government would closely monitor Brazil’s environmental actions in the two years until the Mercosur deal is ratified.

Timothy
Timothy
Hannibal
Hannibal 5 months

Perhaps Brazil should examine Irish financial ties to oppressive state actors in communist China and their investments in oppressive regimes in Africa...

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