US and EU

EU to hit U.S. imports with duties in early July

The European Union expects to hit U.S. imports with additional duties from July, ratcheting up a transatlantic trade conflict after Washington imposed its own tariffs on incoming EU steel and aluminum. EU members have given broad …

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Mogherini: EU 'not at trade war with anyone'

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc was not in a trade war with anyone but would defend its interests, hours after the US slapped punishing metals tariffs on Europe and other close allies. "The …

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Does Trump start trade war with EU?

US President Donald Trump's decision to introduce customs tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum in order to "protect national security" has provoked a stormy reaction, not only in the European Union, but …

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Is trade war between EU and US on the horizon?

The European Union is ready to react if its industry was hit by US sanctions, European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said. "We have made it clear to the US administration at the highest level that we …

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 Chizhov: EU manages to soften US sanctions law

Brussels managed to influence the softening of some wordings of the US law on sanctions, including against Russia, in the process of its approval, Russia's Permanent Representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov said. …

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Europe stands up for Russian gas pipelines to US

Europe is displeased with the US pressure on European companies that partake in development of energy supplies to Europe, Austria’s Chancellor Christian Kern said at the Austrian World Summit. According …

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Tillerson refused Mogherini's call

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a phone call with a top European Union official Federica Mogherini after his April trip to Russia, Foreign Policy reported.  …

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Mogherini and Pence discuss Iranian nuclear deal

The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, met the US Vice-President Mike Pence today as he started his official visit to the European Union. …

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Tusk: Trump's victory is warning sign for EU

The election of Donald Trump must be viewed as a wake-up call for those who support liberal democracy, EU Council president Donald Tusk warned. “The events of the last months and days should be …

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