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Schulz and Milley call for progress on Mercosur and the EU

Schulz and Milley call for progress on Mercosur and the EU

The German Chancellor and the Argentine President also discussed the South American country’s membership in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Met in Hamburg

Today, Sunday (June 23, 2024), German Chancellor Olaf Scholz received Argentine President Javier Miley, for a bilateral meeting in Berlin (Germany).

According to German government spokesman Stephen Hebstreit, the two leaders agreed on the need to conclude negotiations on a free trade agreement between Mercosur and the European Union. “quickly”.

In 2023, negotiations were reopened due to new environmental demands from the European Union and the return of the President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva To power in Brazil.

During Sunday’s meeting, Schulz also expressed support for Argentina’s application to join the organization Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development). “The two countries are united through long and close cooperation, including through the G20.”, He said German government.

Schulz and Mele also discussed Argentina’s reform plans and their impact on the population. The advisor explained, in his opinion, that “Social conformity” And the “Protecting social cohesion“It should be a priority.

The Argentine government shared a record of the meeting on its X (formerly Twitter) profile:

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