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EU to act against US tariffs: Merkel

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MNA Business Desk: Europe will implement counter-measures against US tariffs on steel and aluminum just like Canada, German chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, voicing regret about president Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to withdraw support for a G7 communiqué. Trump’s announcement on Twitter, after leaving the Group of Seven summit in Canada early, that he was backing out of the joint communiqué torpedoed what appeared to be a fragile consensus on a trade dispute between Washington and its top allies. “The withdrawal, so to speak, via tweet is of course … sobering and a bit depressing,” Merkel said in an ...

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