US News Grants in Airbus and Boeing: the United States want to settle the conflict by July
Covid-19 in the United States: Joe Biden targets 70% Primo-vaccinated in adults on July 4,
© Alex Won, AFP President of the United States Joe Biden, pronouncing a speech on the vaccination program, May 4, 2021 in Washington. US President Joe Biden announced, Tuesday, May 4, his willingness to see more than 70% of his adult compatriots vaccinated against CVIV-19 with at least one dose, by the National Day of July 4th. It also set the target of 160 million Americans fully vaccinated by the same date.
The Biden Administration assured Thursday May 13 that it was doing its best to find an agreement by July an agreement ending the old litigation between the United States to the European Union on illegal subsidies granted to Airbus and Boeing aircraft.
The American representative at the Katherine Tai Trade repeated at a hearing before the House of Representatives, Thursday, May 13, that his objective was to conclude an agreement ending the Airbus-Boeing conflict within two months, in accordance with the truce. Announced early March on punitive tariffs. "I have a lot of hope and we will do everything in our power to make sure we reach the goal during this four-month period," she assured. If it has noted "the potential to achieve" in terms of economic cooperation between the United States and the countries of the European Union, as the day before before the Senate, it has not unveiled where the negotiations were or the negotiations or Possible storms of stumbling.
Near East: Facing the climbing of violence, the international community calls for calm
© AFP - Hazem Bader Israeli security forces take place during a Palestinian event in the city of Hebron, in the West Bank busy On May 12, 2021. International reactions are multiplying against the ever more deadly armed confrontation between Hamas and Israel. The United Nations, afraid that the conflict does not degenerate in total war, brings together its security council this afternoon. But it seems difficult to imagine consensus on the issue.
On the Brussels side, no information has no more filtered on the potential progress to resolve this conflict that has lasted for 17 years. Asked on the possible repulposition of tariffs on European products in the event of a failure of the discussions, the American ambassador bypassed the subject by stressing: "I am very serious about reaching a resolution during these four months , so we do not even need to discuss whether or not to reintroduce tariffs because we would not have achieved our goal. "
Washington and Brussels had decided early March to suspend for a period of four months the customs duties they inflict In this dispute opposing the European aircraft airbusher to his American rival Boeing. This announcement had been welcomed, particularly in France where the 25% surcharged imposed in October 2019 by the United States, the first market for French wines, cost 500 million euros to the sector in 2020. The tax had Then was extended to Cognac and Armagnac by Donald Trump in January 2021, just before leaving the White House.
Integration Officer condemns anti-Semitic incidents in Germany sharp
The integration officer of the Federal Government, Annette Widmann-Mauz (CDU), has sharpened anti-Semitic attacks in Germany in response to the escalating Middle East conflict. "Hate, hate and violence against Jewish women, Jewish symbols and facilities are absolutely unacceptable and never to justify," said Widmann-Mauz the Düsseldorf "Rheinische Post" (Saturday issue). "The right of demonstration and freedom of expression end where Jewish Hass begins." © Astrid Vellguth The integration office
"Find an answer" to this conflict
Paris has continued to denounce an unfair tax since retaliation measures are aimed at products outside the aerospace sector. The European Union and the United States has been competing since October 2004 before the World Trade Organization (WTO) on public aid paid to both groups, judged illegal. Under the Trump administration, Washington had been authorized in October 2019 to impose taxes on nearly $ 7.5 billion (€ 6.8 billion) of European goods and services imported each year, up to 25% for Wines and spirits, and 15% for Airbus aircraft.
In a mirror decision a year later, the WTO had authorized Brussels to put in place taxes on products imported from the United States. Since then, the EU has imposed tariffs on $ 4 billion in US exports. Upon arrival, Katherine Tai had recognized the "necessity for the United States and the EU to unite to find an answer" to this conflict that has been going on for too long. However, it stressed that the use of punitive customs duties was sometimes necessary and could constitute a leverage in the negotiations. It was precisely the argument of the Trump administration that had embarked on all-round tariff wars and in particular with Brussels.
Lead 1-USA Ready to help Israel and Palestinians If they are looking for a ceasefire
Israel-Palestinians / UN (Lead 1, TV, Photo): Lead 1-USA Ready to help Israel and the Palestinians If they are looking for a ceasefire (updated with new statements) by Michelle Nichols New York, May 16 (Reuters) - The United States said Sunday to the United Nations Security Council that they had Clearly knowing Israel, Palestinians and other parties that they were ready to offer "if the parties were looking for a ceasefire" to put an end to the violent current clashes between Israel and the Pal
Thursday, Katherine Tai has nevertheless seemed to qualify his position on the protectionist measures by saying that she worked "tear to solve some of the disputes which are treated for the moment through customs rates ". "Apply the rules of commerce, it is not happening to the point where we can punish the other party; what we are trying to do, it is always to reach the point where we can negotiate a solution, or a Accommodation, where it is possible, "she also commented. In the Airbus-Boeing conflict, Katherine Tai highlighted his desire to demonstrate that this long conflict was finally "a huge waste of time".
Israel / Gaza: The UN Security Council calls for "complete" respect of the ceasefire .
© AP - Craig Ruttle The UN Security Council in New York (image of illustration) . Saturday, the UN Security Council called for "complete" respect of the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. A common position taken after several days of blocking in the United States.