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European Union Identifies Risks to 5G Networks

U.S. Department of State Press Statement Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson December 4, 2019 On December 3, the European Union (EU) Council identified serious risks posed to 5G telecommunications networks if they are built using untrusted vendors.  We welcome this acknowledgement and urge our European partners and allies to ensure only trusted vendors participate in any ...
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U.S. Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo on the New EU Leadership Assumption of Office

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo On the New EU Leadership Assumption of Office Press Statement December 1, 2019 We congratulate European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, High Representative Josep Borrell, the new College of European Commissioners, and European Council President Charles Michel as they assume office. The United States looks forward to working with this ...
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Ambassador Sondland’s opening remarks at the EU-U.S. High-Level Forum on Small and Modular Reactors

Ambassador Sondland’s opening remarks (as delivered) EU-U.S. High-Level Forum on Small and Modular Reactors (SMRs) European Commission October 21, 2019 Thank you to Ditte Juul and to Miguel for hosting today. This is hopefully the beginning of a series of working conferences in the coming years that will bring Small Modular Reactor technology to the ...
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Ambassador Gordon Sondland’s Opening Remarks at 2019 USEU Rentrée Event

Ambassador Sondland Remarks (as prepared) 2019 USEU Rentrée Event September 30, 2019 Brussels, Belgium What a gathering we have here tonight. We’ve got dignitaries, world renowned journalists, and representatives from some of the world’s most prestigious institutions. Thank you all for coming this evening to join me and my team as we kick off what ...
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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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