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Japan insisted Friday that it no longer whales, an endangered species, in international waters, but is accused of violating a wildlife treaty by allowing the marketing of stocks of killed whales in the past years.
Whale hunting: Japan under pressure
17 August 2019
This week, the objective of the EU is clear: to show the world – and the US – that rules-based free trade works.
EU and Japan sign JEEPA amidst crisis over whaling
18 July 2018
The Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (JEEPA) provides an opportunity to discuss contentious issues such as whaling or the use of animals in cosmetic testing, and to adopt strong commitments to improve animal welfare standards in general.
Promising outlook for animal welfare in Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement
7 July 2017