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EU’s Top Diplomat Travelling to Jakarta to Discuss Palm Oil, WTO and Sustainability

Ahead of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting/Post Ministerial Conferences in Bangkok this week, the EU’s High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini gave an interview setting out her vision for the future of the EU-ASEAN relationship.

Inevitably, VP Mogherini was asked about palm oil – the EU’s attempts to restrict palm have led to a rocky few years for the EU’s image in southeast Asia. Her responses to the question were … Read More