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Joint Press Statement from Commissioner Věra Jourová and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Second Annual EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 19, 2018 Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Commissioner Věra Jourová made the following statement regarding the second annual U.S.-E.U. Privacy Shield review: “Senior officials from the United States Government, the European Commission, and European Data Protection Authorities are meeting in Brussels this week to conduct the second ...
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Joint Statement on Trilateral Meeting of the Trade Ministers of the United States, Japan, and the European Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 25, 2018 Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer, United States Trade Representative, and Mrs. Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade, met in New York on 25 September 2018. Statement on Concerns with Non-Market-Oriented Policies and Practices of Third Countries The Ministers reiterated ...
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The power and potential of the US-EU relationship

Op-Ed by U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland, originally published in Politico Europe. Reinvigorating how the US Mission to the EU does business. Politico Europe (Sept 7, 2018) – BRUSSELS — Spend time in Europe or the United States these days and you will see a lot of handwringing about the state of the ...
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Crimea Declaration

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC July 25, 2018 Russia, through its 2014 invasion of Ukraine and its attempted annexation of Crimea, sought to undermine a bedrock international principle shared by democratic states: that no country can change the borders of another by force. The states of the world, including Russia, ...
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