Trump suggested the European Union at the same time to abandon duties

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The President of the United States Donald trump invited the EU to mutual rejection of duties to provide «fair trade».

On Wednesday, the us leader will hold trade talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

«The European Union is coming tomorrow to Washington to negotiate a deal on trade. I have an idea. The US and EU abandon all tariffs, barriers and subsidies! It finally can be called free market and fair trade! Hope they will do it. We are ready, but they didn’t!» — trump wrote on Twitter.

Previously, trump has proposed similar steps to the G7 countries. While the idea of abolishing all taxes and subsidies is unrealistic, since Washington and Brussels to protect with them their commercial interests.

War duties

In late March, the U.S. imposed a 25% import duty on steel and 10% aluminum. EU countries, Canada and Mexico first got a reprieve, but from June 1 these charges are in force for them.

Washington has justified its steps with considerations of national security.

Many trading partners took it negatively. The European Commission in response to imposed duties on imports of American goods by 2.8 billion euros. These measures entered into force on 22 June and has spread to steel, aluminum and agricultural products.

At the same time Brussels said it was ready to cancel the charges, if Washington canceled their.

Many experts predict a serious trade war.