Austria has denounced US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and his sanctions threat against companies doing business with Tehran, saying European countries should not dance to Trump’s tune.
US citizens traveling to Europe without a visa will be a thing of the past come 2021. The European Union announced on Friday that American travelers will need a new type of visa – a European Travel Information and Authorization System or ETIAS – to visit the European Schengen Area, CNN reported.
The European Union’s top trade official warned that the UK’s impending exit from the bloc risks being ‘chaotic’ with some of the EU’s other member states still not prepared for the practical realities of a no-deal Brexit that may be just three weeks away.
The annual policy address by Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday should have greater-than-usual relevance for European Central Bank officials, as they try to gauge how much help for the region’s economy they’re going to get from Chinese demand.
European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said a trans-Atlantic trade deal could be achieved before year-end, stressing a readiness to work speedily as the bloc tries to keep at bay the threat of US automotive tariffs.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned the United States against deploying intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Europe, saying his country will target the US itself and not just the countries where those missiles are stationed.
Europeans need to take more “drastic measures” to save the Iran nuclear deal, says a political analyst, adding that all their actions following the US withdrawal from the agreement have not been enough.