In the debate about tariffs, the Europeans were united on at least one thing: nobody wants tariff tensions with the US to escalate into a trade war.
There are allegedly differences within the Chinese leadership over the course of the trade dispute with the US. A consensus might be found at the traditional summer party conference in Beidaihe.
The Aquarius vessel operated by a Franco-German aid group has arranged to dock in Malta. The 141 rescued migrants on board will be distributed among five EU member states, with support from the European Commission.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he is "cheerful and relaxed" ahead of a visit with Donald Trump to prevent a trade war with the US. He has arguments, but no offers. DW's Bernd Riegert reports.
The WTO chief warned that the trade dispute with was risking loss of investment, jobs, and economic chaos in the US. "We are calling everyone who believes that trade is a force for good to speak up," he said.
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