Farage Offers Words Of Wisdom To EU's Tusk After Trump Outburst
17 May, 2018, 01:35 | Author: Diane Mills
President Donald Trump's withdrawal of the United States from the nuclear accord and his order that sanctions be reimposed on Tehran have left European allies scrambling to keep the deal alive and protect their Iranian trade.
"Frankly speaking, Europe should be grateful to President Trump, because thanks to him we have got rid of all illusions". We realize that if you need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of your arm'.
Washington and Brussels have been at loggerheads over a number of issues since Mr Trump was inaugurated in January 2017, most recently a trade war of aluminium and steel tariffs and the Iran nuclear deal.
With Trump's cabinet being increasingly populated by the likes of National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who have long pushed for regime change in Iran, the U.S. position is becoming more at odds with those of Europe, Russia, and China.
"I would like our debate to reconfirm without any doubt that as long as Iran respects the provisions of the deal, the European Union will also respect it", Tusk said in a letter to the leaders.
The 28 anxious EU leaders are gathering in the Bulgarian capital for discussions on how to salvage the nuclear deal and European business dealings with Iran from Trump's sanctions.
In a letter to European Union leaders ahead of their meeting Wednesday night in Sofia, Donald Tusk said that with friends like Donald Trump, the European Union could ask who needs enemies. "We need to bring reality back into this discussion".
European leaders said in this article, concerned about the rhetoric trump, his "capricious insistence", and the contradictory statements of the American leader.
Tusk pled Trump not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement and "change the (political) climate for the worse".
President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker also remarked last week that the European Union should replace the United States as a global leader after the latter "as an worldwide actor has lost vigor, and because of it, in the long term, influence".
Speaking to lawmakers in Paris on Wednesday, France's junior minister for Europe, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, said the USA behaviour meant it was time that Europe stood up for itself.
But the EU's hopes have been complicated by the fact that European companies would also be exposed to USA sanctions imposed on anyone doing business in Iran. Tusk said Europe planned to stand its ground. But Trump has also lambasted his European peers for not spending enough on defence, raising doubts among many in Europe about his commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Europe's broader security.
European diplomats have sought to play down expectations of Tuesday's meeting, stressing the enormous challenge of finding a way around U.S. sanctions punishing foreign businesses trading with Iran, which have global reach.
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