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Launch of the U.S.-EU Dialogue on China

The following is the text of a joint press release by the U.S. Department of State and the European External Action Service. Begin text: On October 23, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, met via telephone to discuss a ...
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Joint Press Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release U.S. Department of Commerce August 10, 2020 Washington D.C. The U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission have initiated discussions to evaluate the potential for an enhanced EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework to comply with the July 16 judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union in the ...
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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Statement on Schrems II Ruling and the Importance of EU-U.S. Data Flows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release U.S. Department of Commerce July 16, 2020 Washington D.C. Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross issued the following statement on the July 16 ruling by the Court of Justice of the European Union in the Schrems II case. “While the Department of Commerce is deeply disappointed that the court ...
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Ambassador Gidwitz’s Welcome Remarks at USEU’s Small Modular Reactor Public Private Partnership Virtual Roundtable

Ambassador Gidwitz Remarks (as prepared) USEU’s Small Modular Reactor Public Private Partnership Virtual Roundtable June 30, 2020 Brussels, Belgium   Hello and welcome to this Small Modular Reactor virtual roundtable. I’d like to first thank Director General for Energy Ditte Juul Jørgensen, Deputy Director General for Energy Massimo Garribba and their team at the European ...
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