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Joint Statement from Commissioner Jourová & Secretary Ross on the 3rd Annual EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Review

Press Statement U.S. Department of Commerce September 13, 2019 Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers, and Gender Equality Věra Jourová made the following statement regarding the third annual joint review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework: “Senior officials from the United States Government, the European Commission, and EU data protection ...
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Readout for Secretary Pompeo’s meetings with EU Commission President-Elect von der Leyen, EU Parliament President Sassoli and Belgian PM Michel

Note: each of the readouts below are attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus. Readout Office of the Spokesperson September 2, 2019 Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with European Commission President-Elect Ursula von der Leyen Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with European Commission President-Elect Ursula van der Leyen today in Brussels and congratulated her on her election. They re-affirmed ...
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Ambassador Sondland’s Remarks at the Centre for European Reform Luncheon

Ambassador Gordon Sondland’s Remarks at a luncheon hosted by the Centre for European Reform and Clifford Chance (as delivered) Tuesday, June 20, 2019 Brussels, Belgium Good afternoon. Thank you Agata. Is the mic working? Okay we’re good. Thomas, Clifford Chance, and Paedar — thank you for putting this together. If I sound a little jetlagged, ...
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Ambassador Sondland brings together U.S. and European leaders to advance Transatlantic Relations

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland brings together U.S. and European leaders to advance Transatlantic Relations; Jared Kushner, Jay Leno, President Zelenskyy and others attend June 5, 2019 Brussels, Belgium On June 4, U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland hosted the U.S. Independence Day event at Autoworld, celebrating the 243rd anniversary ...
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Ambassador Gordon Sondland’s Opening Remarks at the 2019 Independence Day Celebration

Ambassador Gordon Sondland’s Opening Remarks at the 2019 Independence Day Celebration (as delivered) Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Brussels, Belgium Good evening everyone. I am absolutely delighted that so many of you could join us today to celebrate the 243rd birthday of the United States. A little early but what’s a month among friends? I will ...
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