EU threatens to retaliate as Trump's US announces decision to sue European firms in Cuba

EU chiefs have threatened to retaliate against the United States after Donald Trump’s administration announced plans to sue firms doing business with Cuba.

The European Commission vowed to protect European businesses, who are the biggest foreign investors in Cuba. Brussels is considering taking the United States to the Geneva-based World Trade Organisation and using the EU Blocking Statute, which allows European firms “sued in the US to recover any damage through legal proceedings against US claimants before EU courts”. A Commission spokesman said: “The EU is ready to protect European interests, including European investments...
source: Express

2019-04-18 13:26
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