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Trump complains to EU leaders about ‘bad, very bad’ German trade surplus with U.S.

May 25, 2017 at 5:57 PM
President Trump, in a meeting with EU leaders on Thursday, complained about Germany’s “bad, very bad” trade surplus with the United States, the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung reports . According to an informal translation of the news report, Trump made clear the reduction of the U.S. trade deficit is an “absolute priority” for him, and participants told the newspaper after that the two sides did not come any closer to agreement on economic and trade issues. A joint action...

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