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Ambassador Sondland’s remarks at EPC Breakfast Policy Briefing

November 13, 2018 Remarks by Ambassador Gordon Sondland (as delivered) European Policy Centre (EPC) Breakfast Policy Briefing “The State of the Transatlantic Partnership: A U.S. Perspective” Brussels, Belgium Thank you, Fabian. Wow, what an auspicious and distinguished group. Who did you come to see this morning? If I’m the opening act, who is the headline? ...
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Joint EU-U.S. statement following the EU-U.S. Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting

On 9 November 2018, the EU-U.S. Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs took place in Washington DC. The United States of America hosted the meeting and was represented by the U.S. Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker and Secretary for Homeland Security, Kirstjen Nielsen. The European Union was represented by the Commissioner for Migration, ...
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Statement by Ambassador Sondland in the wake of the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

Statement by Ambassador Gordon Sondland October 29, 2018 Brussels, Belgium “I wish to express my shock and sadness upon hearing about the terrible attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, and my thoughts go out to the victims and their families. As the son of Holocaust survivors, this has personal importance ...
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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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