Joint declaration by France and Germany following U.S. decisions on steel and aluminum tariffs (31 May 2018)

Joint declaration by Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Bruno Le Maire, French Minister for Economy and Finance, and Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy

In line with the statement made by the European Commission, France and Germany regret the decisions taken unilaterally by the U.S. authorities.

As announced by the European Commission, we will take all appropriate measures and respond accordingly.

France and Germany will continue their close and trusted cooperation on this matter.