USA-Europe: Stars and Stripes

Stars and Stripes – Rainer Hachfeld
14 February 2013 – Neues Deutschland (Berlin)

During his annual State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama announced that the United States would launch global trade negotiations with the European Union in order to establish a free trade zone.

The proposal was greeted with enthusiasm in Brussels, Berlin and London, although Paris showed a little less eagerness, according to Le Monde.