Juncker at talks with Trump: EU, US are 'Close Partners, Not Enemies'

Juncker at talks with Trump: EU, US are 'Close Partners, Not Enemies'
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Ahead of their meeting between European Comission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump, the latter noted that it would be better if the US and the EU abandon all tariffs and other trade barriers on one another's markets, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

 

Before the talks with the US president in the White House, Juncker told reporters that Europe and Washingtons are "close allies, not enemies" and they should work together.

 

"We should focus on reducing tariffs," he added.

 

Trump, in turn, expressed hope that the transatlantic partners woul manage to negotiate a fair and reciprocal trade agreement, adding that he expects "something very positive to take place" during the talks with the EU.

Ceyhun Aliyev

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