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Qhen we speak about Mercosur, Marine Le Pen, Jean-Luc Mélenchon and Emmanuel Macron agree. It's not that frequent. “An hour in dialogue with Lula. Mercosur is an unequal and brutalizing treaty. » Such was the sentence of Jean-Luc Mélenchon last June after meeting the Brazilian president on the sidelines of a summit on the new financial pact organized by the Élysée. “The EU/Mercosur agreement will put our farmers on the ground, faced with competition from products that do not respect our health and environmental standards. It's madness! » proclaimed Marine Le Pen in February 2018.

Thursday 1er February, in Brussels, President Macron did not say anything else: “France opposes and will continue to oppose this free trade agreement with the Mercosur region”, stated…