Two major issues dominated Thursday’s meeting of European Union leaders: the bloc’s trade ties with the United States and Russia’s role in the poisoning of a former double agent in the English city of Salisbury.
The trade agreement Jean-Claude Juncker managed to reach with US President Donald Trump has drawn cautious praise in Europe. How did he do it, and what will it mean for the EU? DW's Bernd Riegert reports.
The EU has recalled its ambassador to Russia in response to a poisoning, but Paris and Berlin want further action. Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel stood side by side as they went on to condemn US tariffs.
The trade conflict between the US and the EU escalates: After Trump's threat to slap higher duties on auto imports from the bloc, the EU warns it could sanction US exports worth billions.
European Council President Donald Tusk has warned EU leaders to "prepare for the worst" in EU-US relations ahead of the EU summit in Brussels this week. Curbing migration and economics is all on the agenda.
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