EU’s Juncker to visit Trump to talk trade on July 25

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will visit U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on July 25 to discuss strained trade ties between the two.

  • FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker arrives for the second day of a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, July 12, 2018. Tatyana Zenkovich/Pool via REUTERS
  • “President Juncker and President Trump will focus on improving transatlantic trade and forging a stronger economic partnership,” the Commission said in a statement on Tuesday that announced the date.

    Trade tensions rose after the United States imposed import tariffs on EU steel and aluminum at the start of June and have increased with Trump’s threat that those tariffs could extend to EU cars.

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