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We won't give up on green boxing says Fischler

by 5m Editor
30 October 2003, at 12:00am

UK - The European Commission remains committed to defending its farmers in the World Trade Organisation, says Commisioner Franz Fischler.

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He said it would also defend the concerns expressed by EU citizens about the environment, sustainability, animal welfare and quality.

Referring to the collapse of the Cancun WTO round, he said: "We have not worked hard to have these 'green box' aspects recognised internally, only to have them ignored internationally."

The EU will return to WTO trade-liberalization negotiations after carrying out a detailed assessment of what went wrong in Mexico.

Source: National Pig Association- 27th October 2003

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