Thursday, May 25, 2017

EU President President Tusk: No Common Ground With President Trump On Key Issues Like Russia, Climate Change, Brexit, And Trade

AFP: EU's Tusk says no 'common position' on Russia with Trump

European Union president Donald Tusk said talks with US President Donald Trump on Thursday revealed no "common position" on Russia, a subject on which the US leader faces pressure at home.

Tusk, along with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, also argued for the benefits of open trade and the Paris climate agreement that Trump is opposed to.

Those issues "remained open", Tusk said, though an EU official said the sides agreed to set up an EU-US task force on trade.

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More News On Today's Meeting Between President Trump And EU Leaders

Donald Trump and EU leaders air differences at Brussels meeting -- Financial Times
Trump talks trade with EU, varied differences remain -- Reuters
Trump, European Union leaders remain at odds over Russia -- USA Today
Trump visits European Union headquarters; EU leaders cite some differences -- L.A. Times
Trump, EU struggle to get on same page in Brussels -- Politico


Anonymous said...

As a European living in Sweden I must say this is the greatest compliment he can get. Most people here hate our politicians and think they ruin our country. I would take Trump every day of the week instead of the leaders we have here (except Oban in Hungary).

Aizino Smith said...

EU president is elected?

If he is, does the vote matter. That is like 4 layers of government.

If 4 works why not 10 or 100?