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Ambassador Sondland Remarks at Press Conference on the Occasion of the Visit of the USS Donald Cook

Ambassador Sondland Remarks (as delivered) at Press Conference on the Occasion of the Visit of the USS Donald Cook Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Odesa, Ukraine Thank you Ambassador Volker, Commander Powell, Ambassador Yovanovitch. I’m Gordon Sondland, President Trump’s Ambassador to the European Union, and I am here for a very, very important reason. We’re here ...
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Joint Statement on the U.S.-EU Financial Regulatory Forum

U.S. Department of Treasury Press release February 12, 2019 Washington – U.S. and EU participants in the U.S.-EU Joint Financial Regulatory Forum met on February 5-6, 2019 in Washington, D.C. to exchange views on financial regulatory developments as part of their ongoing regulatory dialogue. EU participants included representatives of the European Commission, European Banking Authority ...
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Europe must retain control of its energy security

Op-Ed co-authored by U.S. Ambassadors to Germany, Richard Grenell, to Denmark, Carla Sands and to the EU, Gordon Sondland. This article was originally published in Deutsche Welle . The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will drastically increase Russia’s energy leverage over the EU. Such a scenario is dangerous for the bloc and the West as a whole, say ...
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Ambassador Sondland’s Speech at ETNO’s ‘State of Digital Communications’

Ambassador Sondland Remarks (as prepared) at ETNO’s State of Digital Communications Conference Thursday, January 31, 2019 Brussels Thank you Phillip for that introduction and to Lise Furh—ETNO’s President and Director General—for inviting me to offer remarks today. And of course thank you to Lise’s great team, Alessandro and Paolo. I also want to express my ...
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On EU Resolve in Holding Russia Accountable

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC December 15, 2018 The United States welcomes recent steps by the EU and its Member States to hold Russia accountable for its aggression against Ukraine. The European Parliament’s December 12 resolution reiterates the importance of Ukraine’s role in the European energy supply network and condemns the construction ...
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