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Stories for July 5th 2000

  • Wednesday, July 5th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    “Trust me”, says Europe.

    Javier Solana, the European Union Foreign Affairs and Common Security Representative, specially invited to the Buenos Aires summit, addressed Mercosur presidents pledging that changes in Europe will not mean a loss of interest in the region.

  • Wednesday, July 5th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    Brazil chairs Mercosur.

    Brazil will be chairing Mercosur during the second semester of the year following the presidential summit held in Buenos Aires July 1st. , when Argentina officially ended its tenure, six months that were dedicated to eliminate scepticism and rebuild trust among the members of the world's third most important trade block.

  • Wednesday, July 5th 2000 - 21:00 UTC

    “Chile's not in a hurry”

    With these simple words Chilean president Ricardo Lagos described his country's tempo for becoming a full member of Mercosur.