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July 7, 2020, 10:00 AM

Brussels Warns U.S. of Escalation of Aerospace Subsidy Dispute

European Union trade commissioner Phil Hogan accused the U.S. of rejecting the EU's attempts to finally settle their dispute over aerospace subsidies.

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