Skip to comments.European and Asian leaders seek to boost trade, security
Posted on 10/18/2018 1:49:35 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Europe and Asia should use their combined economic clout to tackle global challenges such as trade tensions that put millions of jobs at risk and the threat of climate change, a top European official said Thursday.
European Council President Donald Tusk spoke in Brussels as he opened the Asia-Europe summit, which brought together 30 European leaders with their counterparts or top officials from 21 Asian nations. The gathering accounts for 55 percent of global trade and 60 percent of the worlds population. [ ]
The meeting is taking place amid a trade war between the United States and China and ongoing trade tensions between the EU and Washington, but Mogherini said it was not about presenting a united front to U.S. President Donald Trump.
Together, Europe and Asia are upholding the multilateral trade system based on rules free and fair trade, she told reporters.
The informal meeting, which is held every two years, will also discuss peace moves on the Korean Peninsula, migration, cybersecurity, fighting extremism and combating climate change.
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1.) Donald Tusk is a “she”.
2.) Reading what she was quoted as saying-—LOL.
Yes, all peace, prosperity and contentment, a virtual paradise of cooperation, progress and good will...
Not the first time they’ve tried to gang up on the USA.
And the whole idea of a united Europe was to be “against America”, as Kaiser Wilhelm said over a century ago.
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