Belgians are greatly opposed to using palm oil in car fuel.
The federal Minister for the Economy, Kris Peeters (Flemish Christian Democrats) said that the draft Brexit agreement, concluded between the negotiators of the UK and the EU last week, is a “step in the right direction.”
Europe’s defence policy, long overshadowed in favour of its economic initiatives, has been in the spotlight for the past month.

EU ministers approve draft Brexit deal

Monday, 19 November 2018 17:38
Ministers responsible for European Affairs of the 27 European Union (EU) countries on Monday approved a draft deal on the United Kingdom’s exit from the EU (Brexit) worked out last week by negotiators representing the two sides.
The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna (ICCAT) failed Sunday evening to reach a consensus for enhanced protective measures for overfished bigeye tuna, which leads to fears that no agreement be reached before Monday’s closing of its 21st extraordinary meeting.
On Sunday, the British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would be back in Brussels to discuss Brexit this week.
In a special audit report on animal welfare the European Court of Auditors (ECA) warned last week against gaps in the implementation of EU animal welfare policies in the member states.
The United Nations accused the British government last Friday of being in "denial" towards the widening gaps in the country’s riches, which Brexit will only worsen.

EU to meet on Sunday to approve Brexit deal

Thursday, 15 November 2018 19:21
The European Council is to meet on 25 November to approve the draft deal on the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union (Brexit) and a joint policy declaration on a framework for future relations, European Council President Donald Tusk announced on Thursday.
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Thursday that the European Union was ready for a final deal on Britain’s withdrawal from the EU despite the wave of resignations from the UK Government following the publication of the draft Brexit agreement.