On Tuesday, a joint European-American statement expressed concern about Iran’s violation of the nuclear agreement, supporting the Vienna talks in order to facilitate the return of the United States to the agreement signed in 2015.
The statement touched on Russia’s file, affirming its full readiness to respond decisively to Russia’s repeated negative behavior, condemning its repeated violations of Ukraine’s sovereignty, and calling on Moscow to release all political prisoners.
He also expressed concern about the tensions in the South China Sea region. The two sides pledged to work for the reform of the World Health Organization.
This came after the European Union and the United States announced on Tuesday a five-year truce in settling the long-standing dispute over Airbus and Boeing that had been poisoning their relationship, in a sign of calm between the two parties after years of tension under Donald Trump.
European and US officials confirmed on Tuesday that an agreement had been reached between the European Union and the United States to resolve their long-standing dispute over illegal subsidies granted to Airbus and Boeing for the airline industry.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
Opening a new chapter in relationships
“The meeting started with progress on aircraft,” European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said after US President Joe Biden arrived in Brussels for the first EU-US summit since 2017. We had decided together to resolve this dispute. Today we fulfilled our promise.”
She also added, “This agreement opens a new chapter in our relations as we are moving from disagreement to cooperation in the field of aviation after a 17-year conflict.”
The United States is trying to win the support of the European Union in its power struggle with China and wants to take advantage of this summit to calm relations between the two sides of the Atlantic.