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Merkel: EU will act against U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminium

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By Michael NienaberBERLIN (Reuters) - Europe will implement counter-measures against U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium 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 communique. Trump's announcement on Twitter, after leaving the Group of Seven summit in Canada early, that he was backing out of the joint communique 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 ... ...

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 09:25 IST