The heads of the European Union (EU) institutions will hold a summit with United States (US)President Joe Biden to discuss Ukraine, Russia, economy and technology.
The EU Council announced that a US-EU Summit will be held at White Houseon October 20, 2023, with the participation of US President Biden, EU Council President Charles Michel and EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
The leaders will discuss cooperation between EU and US, support for Ukraine and actions against Russia. Noting that efforts to establish secure and resilient supply chains and accelerate the global clean energy economy will also be discussed, the statement said that cooperation between EU and US in critical and emerging technologies, including digital infrastructure and artificial intelligence, will be discussed.In the statement, it was emphasised that joint steps to increase economic resilience and to be taken against challenges will be reviewed.
The previous EU-US Summit was held in Brussels in June 2021, and the commercial dispute between the EU and the US over Airbus-Boeing subsidies was resolved at the meeting. In October 2021, the parties found a solution in the steel and aluminium customs duties dispute, which has been going on for 3 years, and started working together on a new global sustainable steel regulation.
Source: Anadolu Agency