Franck Riester has video meeting with British Trade Policy Minister
United Kingdom – Conversation between Franck Riester and the British Minister of State for Trade Policy – Press briefing by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson
Paris, 3 September 2020
Franck Riester, Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness, attached to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, will speak today to Greg Hands, British Minister of State for Trade Policy.
This initial meeting will provide an opportunity for the Minister Delegate to reaffirm French and European international trade priorities. Among other things, Franck Riester will take stock of trade tensions observed at the global level and will highlight the importance of support for the multilateral trade framework, which is critical to ensuring that trade will contribute to economic recovery.
This exchange will allow for an in-depth discussion on preparations for the G20 Trade Ministers Meeting, scheduled to take place at the end of September 2020, as well on the most recent developments relating to the WTO./.