Finnish Finance Minister Roasts Brazilian Beef

If they burn the Amazon’s forest then the EU should stop importing Brazilian beef – so says the Finnish Finance Minister , Mr. Mika Lintila:

“The EU and Finland are urgently exploring the possibility of banning imports of Brazilian beef,” Mika Lintilä, the Finnish Finance Minister, announced on Friday 23rd August.

This is one of the few times that one of our low key ministers has spoken up and been seen by the EU and rest of the world.

We understand that EU finance ministers will discuss the ban at an informal meeting in Helsinki on 13th September, and the EU’s foreign ministers will be discussing the situation at an informal meeting next Thursday, according to Finland’s Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto.

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