EU parliament committee backs start of trade tariff talks with United StatesStaff Writer | February 19, 2019
EU lawmakers voted on Tuesday narrowly in favour of the European Union starting negotiations with the United States on a deal to lower tariffs on industrial goods.
Europe The European Parliament's international trade committee voted by 21 to 17
The resolution, which will go to a vote by the full chamber in March, is not binding, but has a bearing on possible talks with the United States, given that the parliament would have to approve any deal agreed. ■