EU's von der Leyen welcomes end of WTO's longest dispute
European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said on Tuesday she welcomed the truce agreed between the European Union and the United States that brought to an end the World Trade Organization's longest running dispute.
The two sides agreed to remove tariffs on $11.5 billion of goods from EU wine to U.S. tobacco and spirits for five years. The tariffs were imposed on a tit-for-tat basis over mutual frustration with state subsidies for U.S. planemaker Boeing and European rival Airbus.
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