Free trade and Mercosur on the agenda for the German EU Presidency

By |maj 18th, 2020|CETA, EU-Mercosur, German EU presidency 2020, Germany, Mercosur, News, trade policy, USA|

The resumption of negotiations on the controversial Mercosur agreement and trade policy with the United States are among the priorities of the German EU Council Presidency. This is unlikely to please other member states. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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US ambassador accuses Germany of ‘eroding’ NATO solidarity

By |maj 14th, 2020|Germany, Heiko Maas, Nato, News, nuclear weapons, Richard Grenell, SPD, transatlantic relations, USA|

In an op-ed published this morning (14 May) in the German newspaper Die Welt, US ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell had strong words for the country’s leadership regarding its NATO commitments. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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GMF President: ‘The coronavirus is accelerating many trends that were there before’

By |april 30th, 2020|China, coronavirus, Democracy, Donald Trump, Karen Donfried, Nato, News, transatlantic alliance, transatlantic relations, USA, Wolfgang Ischinger|

Nationalist reactions to the spread of the coronavirus have further worsened already strained transatlantic relations. But GMF President Karen Donfried believes that the pandemic will underline the importance of cooperation.

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Amid COVID-19 recession concerns, US aircraft tariffs come into effect

By |marec 18th, 2020|Airbus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, EU-US trade, News, Phil Hogan, US tariffs, US-EU trade, USA, WTO|

The Trump administration enacted its planned duty rate increase for aircraft imported from the EU on Wednesday (18 March), amid the continuing spread of COVID-19 and fears of a subsequent recession. These measures will increase the rate from 10 to 15%,...

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USA allegedly wants to recruit German vaccine researchers

By |marec 16th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, Germany, News, transatlantic relations, USA|

US-Präsident Trump bietet deutschen Wissenschaftlern einem Bericht zufolge viel Geld, wenn sie in die USA kommen. Er wolle einen Impfstoff „nur für die USA“. EURACTIVs Medienpartner Der Tagesspiegel berichtet.

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Expert : Germany could use EU presidency to shape EU-China relations

By |marec 11th, 2020|5G, Berlin, China, Deutschland, EU, EU Council Presidency, European Commission, geopolitics, Geopolitik, Germany, Heiko Maas, Huawei, News, Ursula von der Leyen, USA|

In an interview with EURACTIV Germany, director of the Asia programme of the European Council of Foreign Relations, Dr Janka Oertel, described how Germany could play a pivotal role in changing the EU's relations with China and might even force the excl...

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For Germans, which US presidential candidate is more economically literate?

By |marec 10th, 2020|2020, Bernie Sanders, Donand Trump, Elisabeth Warren, Germany, Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg, News, United States, US Presidential elections, US-Wahlen 2020, USA|

With Michael Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren dropping out of the Democratic primaries, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden are the only Democrats front-runners left in this year's presidential race. But do Germans thinks they are more economically literate tha...

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MEP Axel Voss publishes EU digital manifesto, warns of EU’s ‘digital dependency’

By |januar 22nd, 2020|5G, Axel Voss, China, digital sovereignty, digital tax, European People's Party, Germany, Huawei, News, USA|

Conservative German MEP Axel Voss, also known as the father of the controversial copyright reform, has published a manifesto on European digital policy in which he warns that Europe should not become a "digital colony" of other powers. EURACTIV Germany...

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Germany pledges to raise military spending, play more active role in NATO

By |november 28th, 2019|2% target, Angela Merkel, defence and security, Emmanuel Macron, Foreign policy, France, Germany, Heiko Maas, Nato, News, Security policy, Ukraine, USA|

Germany has pledged to play a more active role in NATO with Chancellor Angela Merkel promising to raise military spending to 2% of the country’s GDP by the beginning of the 2030s. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Nazarbayev: I stepped down in the interest of the people of Kazakhstan

By |maj 16th, 2019|China, Kassim-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, News, Nursultan Nazarbayev, populism, Russia, Sanctions, trade wars, USA|

The first President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, was the main speaker and the centre of attention at the 12th edition of the Astana Economic Forum on Thursday (16 May). To a wide international audience, he provided explanations for his recent...

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