European Union to allow U.S., Norway and Canada join defence project

The European Union will allow the United States, Norway and Canada to join a project to overcome delays in moving troops across Europe, diplomats said on Wednesday, which NATO sees as vital in the event of a conflict with Russia. While NATO has spearheaded efforts to reduce conflicting regulations across 27 EU countries for transfers… Read More European Union to allow U.S., Norway and Canada join defence project

EU calls on U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to form new transatlantic pact

The European Union called on incoming U.S. President Joe Biden to form a “new founding pact” with Europe working on issues such as peace, security, prosperity, freedom and human rights. “Today is more than a transition. Today is an opportunity to rejuvenate our transatlantic relationship, which has greatly suffered in the last four years. In… Read More EU calls on U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to form new transatlantic pact

U.S. increases tariffs on French and German wines, aircraft parts

U.S. trade officials said on Wednesday they were increasing tariffs on certain European Union products, including aircraft-related parts and wines from France and Germany, amid an ongoing civil aircraft dispute between Washington and Brussels. In a statement, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said it was adding tariffs on aircraft manufacturing parts and certain… Read More U.S. increases tariffs on French and German wines, aircraft parts