“This is because there was no proper coordination on our side. This very important matter was not brought to the heads of states. It was being handled by ministers. This is, however, not an issue of just ministers,” he said.
“The presidents should have been fully briefed. I have read the treaty myself, all the 146 articles of that treaty and we are going to discuss it at the summit level, possibly the end of this month or early August. Therefore, I would urge the commissioner of the EU not to be excited.”
President Museveni said trade premised on mutual benefit should be top of the five areas of cooperation between ‘Uganda and Africa on the one hand and Europe on the other.
“Trading together creates mutual support for each other’s prosperity. When I buy what you produce, I am supporting your prosperity. I am giving you resources. I am supporting jobs in your country. Similarly, when you buy what I produce, you are supporting my prosperity,” President Museveni said.
Source: The Observer.
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