EU leaders are huddling to address a response to the US exit from the Iran nuclear deal and the threat of US tariffs on steel and aluminum. EU President Donald Tusk started the summit by lashing out at Donald Trump.
The German chancellor views the EU-Turkey migrant deal as a model for working with North African countries. Following an informal EU summit, the bloc decided to broaden engagement with Arab states to stem migration.
The German chancellor and her Austrian counterpart, Sebastian Kurz, have agreed to stem migrant arrivals to the EU. European leaders are under pressure after the main route across the Mediterranean shifted.
The UK and the EU cannot find common ground on Ireland and future trade. The EU has accused Britain of trying to cherry-pick parts of the union it wants to keep.
Trump's ploy to force countries to choose between doing business with the US or Iran is working. While German firms in Iran have been preparing for months for the sanctions, the outflow of companies is not slowing down.
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