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France says Europe united against U.S. tariffs as Germany eyes negotiation

Reuters  |  AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France 

By Leigh Thomas and Pascale DenisAIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - The French government insisted on Sunday that Washington should expect united retaliation from Europe to further tariff increases after Germany signalled it was prepared to negotiate.With Germany's powerful car industry facing the threat of higher U.S. duties, Chancellor Angela Merkel said last Thursday she would back a lowering of European Union levies on imports of U.S. cars."If tomorrow there is an increase in tariffs, like in the car industry, our reaction should be united and strong to show that Europe is a united and ...

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 19:56 IST
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