France opposes EU’s trade negotiations with US



Business Standard

France on Thursday opposed European Union (EU) trade negotiations with the United States that had withdrawn from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

“We defend exemplary Europe for the climate [policy]. France opposes launching trade negotiations with the US that is not a member of the Paris Agreement,” tweeted French President Emmanuel Macron. His comment comes a day after the bloc voted to initiate negotiations with the US to mend trade relation which was affected by the tariff row.

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