Trade war: EU commissioner seeks broad tariff cuts in negotiations with US

The European Union's budget commissioner, Guenther Oettinger, said on Wednesday the bloc could try to seek a wide reduction of tariffs in negotiations with the United States this year. "In this way, we want to avoid a further escalation of the trade conflict, and to avoid a trade war," Oettinger, a German, told Deutschlandfunk radio. "One could try to untangle the existing tariffs and then .

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