BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Donald Trump promised Britain on Tuesday a “very, very substantial” post-Brexit trade deal with the United States. British Prime Minister Theresa May and U.S. President Donald Trump attend a joint news conference at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, in London, Britain June 4, 2019. Stefan Rousseau/Pool via REUTERS Brexit supporters have said rapidly agreed trade accords with the United States and other countries will make a prosperous “Global Britain” outside the European Union. Both Britain and the United States would need to determine the scope of negotiations, but past experience of Washington’s dealings with other would-be trade partners shows what it is likely to seek and the limits on what it would offer. BRITAIN’S NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE (NHS) The U.S. ambassador’s comment that Britain’s NHS should be “on the table” in a trade deal caused an uproar in Britain. There are two areas … [Read more...] about Factbox: How free would a UK-U.S. trade agreement be?
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0 Have your say President Donald Trump says the United States is committed to a “phenomenal” trade deal with Britain as it prepares to leave the European Union. Speaking at the press conference with President Trump, Prime Minister Theresa May said the UK and US should “cherish” their relationship and it is “one we should build on”. And President Trump said the UK-US relationship was “extraordinary” and the “greatest alliance the world has ever known”.He said: “Our nations have more than 1 trillion dollars invested in each other’s economics...“As the UK makes preparations to exit the EU the US is committed to a phenomenal trade deal between the US and the UK.“There is tremendous potential in that trade deal, I say probably two and even three times what we’re doing right now.”Mrs May has been dogged by her failure to achieve Brexit and is stepping down this week as … [Read more...] about Donald Trump promises ”phenomenal” trade deal after Brexit
Last Updated May 31, 2019 9:19 AM EDT In an exclusive interview with "CBS This Morning," Attorney General William Barr said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller could have reached a decision on whether President Trump committed obstruction of justice, regardless of long-standing Justice Department policy that prohibits the indictment of a sitting president. During a nearly hour-long interview in Anchorage, Alaska, CBS News chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford pressed the attorney general on a number of issues from obstruction to his new review of the Russia investigation.Below is the full transcript of the interview:JAN CRAWFORD: Mr. Attorney General, thank you very much for sitting down with us. So, obviously we saw the special counsel yesterday make that statement, he analyzed 11 instances where there were possible obstruction and then said that he really couldn't make a decision- conclusion on whether or not the president had in fact committed obstruction because of … [Read more...] about William Barr interview: Read the full transcript
By Mirsaid Ibrahimzade Azerbaijan is pursuing successful foreign policy, which takes into account the economic interests of the country, and fruitful cooperation with EU member-states is an integral part of it. Azerbaijani-Croatian Business Forum was held in Baku on April 29, Trend reported. Speaking at the forum, Rufat Mammadov, Azerbaijan’s Deputy Economy Minister, stated that Azerbaijan and Croatia have great potential for diversification and increase in trade turnover. He said that last year, the trade turnover between the countries grew by 16 percent, reaching $250 million. This pace can be considered satisfactory, but there is still potential for growth in trade, according to Mammadov. He added that a broad legal and contractual basis has been formed between the countries, noting that there are significant agreements in many fields, especially in the field of trade and economy. Mammadov emphasized that these documents include agreements on the mutual protection of … [Read more...] about Azerbaijan, Croatia have great potential to expand trade turnover
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 29 Trend: Azerbaijan and Croatia have great potential for diversification and increase in trade turnover, Azerbaijan’s Deputy Economy Minister Rufat Mammadov said, Trend reports. He was speaking at the Azerbaijani-Croatian business forum in Baku. He said that last year, the trade turnover between the countries grew by 16 percent, reaching $250 million. Mammadov noted that this pace can be considered satisfactory, but there is potential for growth in trade. He added that a broad legal and contractual basis has been formed between the countries, noting that there are significant agreements in many areas, especially in the field of trade and the economy.These documents include agreements on the mutual protection of investments and the elimination of double taxation, he said. Noting that all this creates an important platform for expanding trade and investments, Mammadov added that Azerbaijan is interested in expanding business cooperation with Croatia. Follow … [Read more...] about Azerbaijan, Croatia have great potential for expanding trade