EU Ready To Open Talks With U.S. To Fix Trade Row: Malmstrom
The European Union is ready to engage with the United States to solve a trade row triggered by its decision to impose tariffs on European metals, E.U. Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Thursday.
Describing the U.S. tariffs as "illegal" and contravening World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, Malmstrom said there was no option but to take retaliatory action to protect European interests and jobs.
"We are always open to talk with the U.S. The whole EU is based on the idea that we talk," she told a seminar.
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