North Korea contradicts Trump on grounds for failure of the summit

With the failure of the summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, hopes for a speedy nuclear disarmament of North Korea have been dashed. After two days of talks in Hanoi, the US President and North Korea's rulers could not even agree on minimal compromises. The meeting ended prematurely in the dispute over disarmament and the lifting of sanctions. Trump said before returning to the US, “I could have signed something, but it's better to do something right than fast.”

Both sides blamed each other for failing. Trump said North Korea has demanded the full cessation of sanctions. Also, the planned disarmament steps did not go far enough. In a press conference scheduled shortly after midnight local time, North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho responded that his country had demanded only partial and not complete abolition of sanctions. The simultaneously offered nuclear disarmament is the most far-reaching measure that is currently feasible for his country.

North Korea and Donald Trump: Disputes over disarmament and sanctions

The second summit between Trump and Kim, eight months after Singapore, had previously been surprisingly broken off. With the abrupt end, the chances of finding a peace solution for the Korean peninsula have decreased significantly. The conflict is among the most dangerous in the world. For Trump, who is under pressure from the incriminating statements of his ex-lawyer, this is a big disappointment. With a success on the international stage, he could have distracted from negative headlines at home. The hoped-for Nobel Peace Prize is now even further in the distance.

North Korea's Foreign Minister stressed that the disarmament offer was and will not change in the future. With the lifting of those sanctions that particularly endangered the civilian economy and the lives of the people, North Korea wanted to “permanently and completely eliminate all nuclear production facilities” in the area of ​​the most important atomic complex Yongbyon. For this purpose, US inspectors should also be admitted. In Yongbyon there is a reactor and facilities for the production of plutonium and for the enrichment of uranium, both of which serves the atomic bomb production.

At the summit, North Korea also announced its intention to permanently suspend attempts at nuclear weapons and long-range missiles, the Foreign Minister said. The world's most recent nuclear power has not undergone nuclear and missile testing since November 2017. Experts believe that the weapons arsenal is so advanced that no further testing is needed.

Trump, on the other hand, said that the disarmament offers were insufficient. “They were ready to atomically dismantle a large part of the areas we wanted, but we could not lift all the sanctions, so we will continue to work and see.” However, there are no plans for a third summit. The White House just said the “respective teams” wanted to continue the talks.

“We asked Kim Jong Un to do more, but he was not prepared.”

China and South Korea were disappointed and urged the US and North Korea to keep talking. Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Maas (SPD) spoke of a “bad news for the world”. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on the other hand, praised Trump for having remained firm and not making any concessions.

The US wanted more far-reaching concessions for nuclear weapons abatement than Kim offered, according to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. “We asked him to do more, but he was not prepared.” The US demanded from North Korea to close another site except Yongbyon. “I think he was surprised that we knew about it,” Trump said.

On the vague notion of “denuclearization” with which both sides rewrite nuclear disarmament on the Korean peninsula, Trump said, “Many people do not know what it means, but for me it's pretty clear you need to eliminate their nuclear weapons.”

Serious allegations:

The food was prepared, but the table was empty

The failure of the summit came as a surprise to many. Kim and Trump were positive about the process earlier in the morning. But even after the failure, the US President found warm-hearted words about the ruler: “We just like each other, we have a good relationship,” Trump said. “I have faith in him, and I take his word for it.” After bad mutual verbal abuse, the relationship between the two has relaxed for some time.

The abrupt end also surprised the White House. Trump's people had even announced a time to sign a joint statement. This usually only happens in international politics if you are practically in agreement.

It was speculated that both sides actually wanted to declare the Korean War (1950-53) officially over. But then there was not a word. More than six decades after the last fighting, only a truce is still valid today. There was no talk of setting up liaison offices in the other country either. The hoped-for resumption of intra-Korean economic projects also fell under the table.

Because of the differences, a lunch had already been prepared. The table was empty. The US President then flew out of Hanoi two hours earlier than planned. From Air Force One Trump calls each with the Japanese Prime Minister Abe and South Korean President Moon Jae In to teach both. Moon, who has met Kim three times, plays an important mediating role.

Pompeo said, “We did not get everything that would have made any sense for the US in the end.” Trump had accommodated the ruler by no longer urging him to quickly disarm his nuclear weapons. There is “no hurry” as long as North Korea renounces nuclear weapons and missile tests. Nevertheless, it was not enough. The leadership in Pyongyang sees their nuclear arsenal as a kind of life insurance against possible attacks or subversive attempts.

The broadcast of February 28th

Closed youth care at 'lack of better'

New research by Leiden University shows that children are regularly placed in closed youth care, not because that is best for them, but because other appropriate youth help is lacking. As a result, children are locked up longer than necessary. Maria de Jong-de Kruyff analyzed 586 judgments and will be awarded a PhD for her research next week. She advocates a halving of closed youth care.

In the past months, Nieuwsuur reported several times about the problems of closed youth care. There are children with overweight problems (eating disorders, depression, self-mutilation, loverboy problems) who get too little appropriate care and the number of suicides and suicide attempts is high. Employees get exhausted and burned out. Tonight we speak juvenile judge Susanne Tempel.

Is iron burning the new clean energy?

The idea is still young, because yesterday launched by a group of 23 students, but now big companies are jumping for it. They see a future in the plan to burn iron grains en masse, since it produces a lot of energy without emitting CO2. “Metal power” the students call it.

Nieuwsuur speaks to the students and the professor behind the plan.

Why your beer in the pub in the direction of the 3 euros creep

Again the four big breweries have increased the price of their lager. The price for which catering entrepreneurs purchase their tanks and casks rose by an average of 4 percent. And that has consequences for what you pay at the bar or on a terrace for your beer.

A vase of lager still cost an average of 1.28 euros in 2000, this year the price is close to the limit of 3 euros. Many catering entrepreneurs charge that higher price to the customer. They often find that they have no other choice.

About the freedom of choice of catering entrepreneurs has long been a lot to do. There are huge differences in what they have to pay for their lager. A number of them think they are being held in a stranglehold by the breweries with beer contracts that are detrimental to them.

NOS op 3 dives into the above video deeper in the matter of beer contracts and the price of a beer.

The “rude” climate advocates face Rugy

“Ras-le-bol”, “courage”, “pass from blah blah to acts”: dozens of signatories of the petition for a recourse against the State for “climate inaction” Wednesday heard the “voice of climate “in front of François de Rugy.

“We know what to do, but when do we start?” Says Sarah, 26, one of the more than 2.1 million signatories of the century affair.

Under the ovation of 175 signatories invited to the ministry to dialogue with the Minister of the Ecological Transition and its secretaries of state, the young woman shines its 14 priority claims.

We must “declare the state of emergency climate is now, it's not tomorrow, it's not in 10 years,” she insists, before discussing the inclusion of climate in the Constitution or the creation of a crime of ecocide (destruction of an ecosystem).

Encouraged by François de Rugy to express their opinions and their proposals “so that the voice of the climate can be expressed”, the rather young participants do not deprive themselves.

Everything goes: transport, energy renovation of buildings, development of organic agriculture, renewable energy, recycling … They review all areas in which they believe the government is not doing enough to limit emissions of greenhouse gases. Greenhouse.

“You explain that you are already doing a lot, that France is better than many others, but this government seems to be satisfied with small steps,” denounces a young woman.

“Stop lying to yourself and lie to yourself”, we are not up to the stakes (..) It's time to move from blah blah to deeds “for future generations” who will demand accountability “, adds she.

While the crisis of “yellow vests” sometimes opposed “end of the world” and “end of the month”, Céline, a volunteer at ATD Fourth World, underlines for its part the vulnerability of people in great precariousness to the impacts of climate change, as the heat waves.

“The most precarious ask you to change course, taking into account the most fragile, it is the whole of society that will benefit,” she adds, the voice full of emotion.

– “Faster, stronger” –

“You have 2 million people behind you today, maybe for once you have the means to be ambitious”, calls another signatory.

“If it is not you, who will have the courage to lead this inflection, will you leave it to the governments that will follow, to us the citizens, or even worse to the youngest in this room?”

“It's a long-term action, for me it's not the opposition between small steps and big steps (…) We are engaged in a cross-country race”, replies François de Rugy, rejecting the accusations calling this debate a “communication operation”.

“The goal is not to convince you one by one,” he insists, defending the action of the government.

“As for courage, you will judge us on the acts,” says Secretary of State Emmanuelle Wargon. “But I can testify to the motivation and the sincerity (of the ministerial teams), the people here, they believe in it”.

“The more you tell us + faster, stronger +, the more you are armed in the dialogue with everyone, with our colleagues in the government, with parliamentarians, with companies,” she adds.

The four NGOs (Nicolas Hulot Foundation, Greenpeace France, Our Affair to All and Oxfam France) who initiated the petition had sent a request in December to the government, accusing the state of “faulty failure” by its “faulty action”. “to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Disappointed by the government's response to the accusation of inaction, they announced that they would file their appeal in the Paris Administrative Court on 14 March.

This disappointment was shared Wednesday night by some signatories present at the ministry. “Do not be fooled, they lie to you,” says Martin Bonis, Parisian activist, leaving the room before the end.

After more than two hours of debate, a few others get up, each saying the same words: “I'm not fooled”.

Trump: “crook”, “racist” and “cheater” according to his ex-lawyer

Smiling, apparently relaxed, Michael Cohen arrived early at the Capitol, seat of the Congress, where his public hearing before the House of Representatives inquiry will begin at 10:00 (15:00 GMT). Relayed around the world, his hearing will focus on the private affairs of the American president and his ties with Russia, which could have influenced his election in 2016. Long twenty pages, his statement, published before the hearing, draws a devastating portrait businessman, 45th president of the United States, for whom Michael Cohen, 52, began working in 2007.

Michael Cohen will call the president “racist” and “crook”, who knew in advance the revelations of WikiLeaks rival Hillary Clinton, and wanted to smother, in the middle of the presidential campaign, an extramarital affair. He will also explain how he was instructed by his former boss to lie about a real estate project in Russia during the 2016 campaign. “We wondered if I knew of any direct evidence showing that Mr. Trump, or his campaign team had plotted with Russia, I do not have any, I want to be clear, but I have suspicions, “said Michael Cohen in his opening remarks.

“He was lying to the Americans”

On Wednesday, in front of the cameras, members of the House's inquiry committee (which includes the left wing and ultra-media figures of the Democratic party Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib) should ask him about finances of the Trump Organization, for which he worked for ten years, the promoter's tax returns, the doubtful accounts of his foundation and a construction project in Moscow in 2016.

He will also discuss the 280,000 dollars he paid during the two-woman campaign, former pornographic actress Stormy Daniels and playmate Karen McDougal, to buy their silence on their supposed links with the billionaire. Michael Cohen will present the parliamentarians with “a copy of the check” which, according to him, comes from Donald Trump's personal account and that the latter signed after becoming president in January 2017, to repay the payment to Stormy Daniels.

The former lawyer will also say that “during conversations we had during the campaign, while I was negotiating in Russia for him, he looked me in the eye and told me that there was no project in Russia then went out and lied to the Americans by repeating the same thing “. “In his own way, he told me to lie,” he said.

On the subject of racism, Michael Cohen will say that Donald Trump “is much worse” than he has shown. “Once, he asked me if I could name a country run by a black person who is not a 'shitty country.' At the time Barack Obama was president of the United States.”

A possible beginning of procedureimpreachment

Early in the morning, Jackie Speier, a Democrat sitting on the inquiry, said the word “impeachement” in an interview on NPR public radio, saying that if her testimony was “as explosive as the seems “, this could provide the basis for the” beginning of impeachment “of the President.

Since Tuesday and a first hearing, the White House and Donald Trump himself, traveling to Vietnam for his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, attack the credibility of the former lawyer, sentenced in December to three years in prison for tax evasion, perjury and violation of the electoral code. He will be incarcerated on May 6th. “Michael Cohen was one of many lawyers who represented me (unfortunately),” tweeted Donald Trump on Wednesday. “He's lying to reduce his prison sentence,” he accused. According to CNN, Donald Trump should watch the audition of his former faithful right hand man between the negotiations in Hanoi.

Thursday, Michael Cohen will testify, behind closed doors, before the Committee of the Intelligence of the House to speak about the contacts between the Trump team and Russians during the campaign of 2016 and a possible collusion to beat Hillary Clinton that the republican president and Moscow deny firmly.

(With AFP)

Arms exports: This is how the federal government is fooling us

In Germany, German is the official language. Therefore, the German government makes its public statements in German – and one is required to follow the rules of German semantics in their interpretation.

For example, at a rate that has been in the annual Armaments Export Report of the changing federal governments every year since the year 2000: “Permits for the export of war weapons and other armaments are only granted if the final destination of those goods in the final recipient country has been ensured beforehand,” affirms the government always word for word.

The wording is unmistakable. The government regularly announces that weapons technology must not leave recipient countries. Otherwise, she would have had to add further explanations in her public statements – for example, that under certain conditions the recipient countries might be able to use the German armaments in a war in the neighboring country.

But such a limiting explanation is not found in the Federal Government's annual arms export reports. However, massive deviations from the principle that weapons must remain in the recipient country can be found in reality – in which the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in particular, is using a large amount of war equipment delivered from Germany in Yemen. The star and the other partners of the research project #GermanArms have now proven this.

Federal government reacts in a crazy way

So did the Emiratis break the rules? The Federal Government reacts extremely misplaced to this question. However, the Ministry of Economy led by Minister Peter Altmaier (CDU) states that the seemingly unambiguous statements in the arms export reports are by no means to be taken literally: “It is one of the legitimate security interests of states, armaments also outside their own territory or their own territorial waters For example, in maneuvers or “internationally legitimized missions,” for example, in UN missions, wrote us a spokesman for the Ministry. “In line with international practice, it is therefore essential to ensure that the ultimate power of disposal of the final recipient is maintained”, he added.

Sometimes the weapons may be used out of the country, contrary to the government's seemingly straightforward statements in the armor export reports. But the bloody interventions of Saudis and Emiratis in Yemen are neither maneuvers nor UN missions – even though their troops are fighting there at the request of the official government. So, did the Emiratis send warships built in Germany in ports in Yemen and let weapon stations and tank technology developed in Germany roll through civil war lands?

The Federal Government reacts to this question – as I said – by misrepresentation. According to a statement by the German foreign ministry led by Heiko Maas (SPD) last week, we were even relatively apodictic that the federal government had “no information on a violation of end-use declarations for armaments exported from Germany to Saudi Arabia or the United Arab Emirates in front”. Chancellor Angela Merkel's Federal Press Office put it a little more cautiously: “The Federal Government is no secure information on a breach of end-use declarations for directly exported from Germany armaments to the United Arab Emirates or to Saudi Arabia,” wrote us a spokeswoman.

Minister of Economic Affairs Peter Altmaier “nothing is known”

But what has the government done to get backed up information? There are no clear answers. Especially unrestrained to talk the problem in the Federal Ministry of Economics small. German weapons and German armaments technology in Yemen? No, “I know nothing about this,” economic minister Peter Altmaier (CDU) asserted these days.

And even in October 2018 – more than four months ago – a representative of his house tried to explain the situation in a particularly determined manner: “So far we have no knowledge that weapons supplied directly from Germany to Saudi Arabia have been used in Yemen speaks for the past findings for it, “assured Christian Shepherd (CDU), Parliamentary State Secretary in the Ministry of Economic Affairs, in the Bundestag. And he gave the impression that this also applies to the Emiratis. There they had come in a recent final inspection for small arms “to the conclusion” that “no use has been made.”

So no use in Yemen, that was the message. Even on Wednesday, a Altmaier spokeswoman in the Federal press conference insisted that there are still “no findings” about a possible violation of Endverbrauchszusagen – and press reports, the spokeswoman, one could “not comment further”. Until Deputy Government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer intervened, assuring that the reports from #GermanArms had of course been “taken note of” and “any hint” followed.

For that, the evidence presented by #GermanArms was too clear – for example, the images of weapon stations of the Fewas type on the streets of the Civil War country or a warship built in Germany in the port city of Mocha.

“We are also the most restrictive in the EU”

The topic of arms exports is important, and it is tricky. That is why the Federal Government emphasizes on many occasions that it shows “transparency” here. And she says she is “restrictive”. A spokeswoman for the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs asserted in October: “We are also the most restrictive in the EU.”

But the government is not transparent here until today. It usually leaves unanswered questions about individual arms exports. And it is less restrictive than other EU countries. Unlike Germany, Denmark and Finland have now imposed arms embargoes not only against Saudi Arabia but also against the UAE. According to information from the Ministry of Economic Affairs, in our neighboring country Austria, it reacted immediately after the outbreak of the war in Yemen in March 2015. Since then “export licenses for defense goods in the UAE” by the authorities in Austria “in principle only under conditions granted”. Thus, the export control authority is “to make it credible that a corresponding assurance in the End User Declaration (EVE) or the nature of the goods, the clear risk can be excluded that the goods are actually used by operating in the conflict area Yemen UAE troops.”

It must therefore be “ruled out” that the Emiratis use new armaments supplied from Austria in the “conflict area of ​​Yemen”. Similar statements of the allegedly even more restrictive German Federal Government are not yet known.

Yes, stop! The “Political Principles” for armaments exports, adopted by the then red-green coalition in 2000, also states: “The supply of war weapons and other armaments-related other armaments is not permitted in countries that are involved in armed conflicts or where such threatens. “

That would mean according to the rules of the German semantics: Since March 2015 there should be no more arms exports to Saudis and Emiratis.

The Federal Government regularly breaks its armaments principles

But according to the rules of German politics, they did exist, semantically or not. In the year 2017 alone, the Emiratis approved German defense equipment watches worth 214 million euros and the Saudis 254 million euros. Both were thus among the top ten beneficiary countries, despite the principle that no weapons are going to countries involved in hostilities.

It is true that these principles, which the Federal Government regularly breaks, have no legal force. But the government and its leading parties CDU / CSU and SPD have repeatedly claimed that they do not break these principles, but stick to them. For example, the coalition agreement from 2013 stated that they were “binding” for the grand coalition. And in the most recent coalition agreement of February 2018, the old and new governing parties CDU, CSU and SPD were even more diligent: “We are still sharpening our momentum 2018, the arms export guidelines from the year 2000 and respond to the changed circumstances. “

Yes exactly. You guessed it right away. The government has not hitherto sharpened the principles. She did not even comply with them, not even in 2018. Even after the conclusion of the coalition agreement, the Federal Security Council under the chairmanship of Chancellor Angela Merkel released armaments exports for Saudis and Emiratis, warships, warheads and artillery radars. Although Saudis and Emniratis were still involved in “armed clashes” in Yemen. The arms embargo against the Saudis was not imposed by the government in October, because it wanted to be honest – but because of the murder of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

But if the government is so insincerely insincere on such a sensitive issue as the billion dollar arms exports, what can one believe?

Let's face it: just because of a lack of knowledge of the official language German, it can not really be.

Read more about the research in the new star, which will be released on Thursday (28.02.),

#GermanArms: Recherche-Alliance reveals German armaments exports in Yemen

State takes interest in Air France-KLM. What does this mean?

The Dutch state has entered the Air France-KLM holding company. This is what Minister Hoekstra of Finance said today at a press conference in The Hague. In this way Hoekstra wants to be able to directly influence developments at the company.

“The position of Schiphol and KLM is of great importance to the Dutch economy and employment, and thousands of jobs are directly and indirectly involved,” says Hoekstra.

In recent years there has been a lot of dissatisfaction in the Netherlands about the course of Air France-KLM and the position of the Dutch subsidiary in the company. The boss of KLM, Pieter Elbers, even threatened to be sent away by the boss of the holding company, Ben Smith.

In Nieuwsuur we paid attention to the subject. We spoke with Hans Smits, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KLM, and Hans Schenk, professor of economics and business administration. We asked correspondents Arjan Noorlander (The Hague) and Frank Renout (France) for clarification.

Dutch ultrasound system can reduce maternal mortality in Africa

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 99 percent of all women who die in Africa live around a childbirth. In Ethiopia, where Thomas does research, it concerns 353 mothers per 100,000 births. There are seven in the Netherlands.

In a report from 2016, WHO describes how they want to tackle maternal mortality worldwide. They also recommend making echoes.

Training midwives within one day

The Thomas system can detect three things: how long the woman is pregnant, whether the baby is in a breech presentation and how many babies are in the abdomen.

Thomas wants the midwives themselves to learn how to use the ultrasound device. That can be done within one day. “They then learn how to move the device over the abdomen, the computer interprets the images and immediately indicates whether there are any risk factors.”

He hopes to place the echo machine in as many health clinics in Ethiopia as possible. In contrast tohospitals are closer to many women. “In this way, pregnant women who are at risk can safely give birth.”

Between Lot and Garonne, the jacquerie of the “workers of the lake”

Ecologists do not want, market gardeners dream “for 30 years” and dig day and night, despite a veto by the state, for the future Lake Caussade (Lot-et-Garonne) irrigates, a day may -being, their thirsty plots.

The sun declines in this beautiful afternoon of February on a wooded valley, adjoining Saint-Pierre-de-Caubel, charming little hamlet, near the confluence of the Lot and the Garonne.

In this sanctuary of biodiversity, nothing can stop the twenty or so structural gear rented for 300,000 euros by forty peasants determined to lead the site “to the end”.

Not even the gendarmes who, on January 23, gave up the seals on the gears to prevent work, illegal, facing a barrage of 300 farmers very reassembled.

A month later, the darkness does not discourage the backhoe loaders who are still struggling to clear 20 hectares of fat and fertile clay.

Yvan Duceu, 35 years old, a small farmer and a member of the collective of farmers-diggers, is determined to continue with the support of the agricultural union Rural Coordination, “of all the citizens, and the elected ones”. “We dig until midnight, take advantage of the good weather”.

Work on the future lake of Caussade, in the Lot-et-Garonne, 21 February 2019 (AFP / Archives - MEHDI FEDOUACH)

Work on the future lake of Caussade, in the Lot-et-Garonne, 21 February 2019 (AFP / Archives – MEHDI FEDOUACH)

When the relief arrives at 18:00, the dike is almost completed, and we can already imagine instead of the huge crater surrounded by forest, the future lake Caussade.

On paper, Caussade is an artificial reservoir of some 920,000 m3 of water to water 350 hectares of plots on about twenty farms. All without an ounce of concrete.

It is here, among others, that the shoe pinches, objected Philippe Barbedienne, director of the ecologist association SEPANSO: “they made a pile of earth which with heavy rains can leave in big wave of mud, with risks for populations”.

“Artificial lakes are everywhere in the region,” says Patrick Franken, 50, president of the Rural Coordination (agricultural union majority in Lot-en-Garonne) and leader of the sling of the “workers of the lake”.

Aerial view of the site of the future Caussade lake (AFP - MEHDI FEDOUACH)

Aerial view of the site of the future Caussade lake (AFP – MEHDI FEDOUACH)

The prefectural veto is “a decision more political than rational, Caussade is too close in the time and space of Sivens”, he adds. Sivens, in neighboring Occitania, is a name that sadly evokes that of Rémi Fraisse, environmental activist, killed in 2014 by a grenade of the gendarmerie, during a demonstration against a dam project.

“Caussade, it's not a massacre, it's the reasoned use of a wetland,” adds Luc Dicher, 65, an arborist who “made plum”, in this watershed of Tolzac, tributary of the Garonne whose artificial lake “would, according to him, to regulate the flow”.

What about biodiversity? ask the environmentalists. “Nature will quickly resume its rights, to make a nice site where we will picnic”, wants to believe Patrick Franken who digs relentlessly, after his day on the 700 ha he shares with his brothers.

– “A dirty file” –

Ecologists and peasants come together on one point: Caussade is a legal imbroglio, created by the State which, since then, by the voice of the Minister of the Environment François de Rugy, asked the defenders of the project to work on an “alternative solution” respectful of the environment.

“A dirty file for us because we do not like to make war on farmers galley,” sighs Philippe Barbedienne. From the very beginning, in September 2018, his association and France Nature Environment (FNE) filed a motion to suspend the site.

In this sanctuary of biodiversity, nothing can stop the twenty or so structural gear rented for 300,000 euros by forty peasants determined to lead the site

In this sanctuary of biodiversity, nothing can stop the twenty or so structural gear rented for 300,000 euros by forty peasants determined to lead the site “to the end” (AFP – MEHDI FEDOUACH)

They were opposed to a first authorization “litigious” according to them, issued by the prefecture, June 29, 2018, “despite technical advice unfavorable, inter alia, the agency of biodiversity” who fears for “50 types of threatened species and their habitats “.

On ministerial injunction, October 15, a second prefectural decree denies the first, and withdraws the authorization. The Chamber of Agriculture of Lot-et-Garonne ignores the veto. “Better, a report of November 29 clearly suggests that it is the initiative of illegal work,” said the boss of SEPANSO who filed a complaint.

“Outlaw methods, despite court decisions and measures, late, taken by the state”, plague this ecologist.

Justice is on its way but “whether they stop today or tomorrow, it's too late, the damage is already done,” he adds, “7,750 feet of tulips of the woods and 250 to 500 feet of birder hail “, were sacrificed on the site of Caussade.

Commercial War: Trump Announces Agreement in View


the 25.02.2019 at 16:09

The US president said Monday that his upcoming meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the trade dispute between the two countries would be a summit “to sign” an agreement.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump on February 15, 2019.

Carlos Barria