John J. Halloran, Jr., P.C.

Statement from United States President Barack Obama, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso, Brussels/Washington, 13 February 2013

On February 13, 2013, it was announced that the United States and the European Union will each initiate the internal procedures necessary to launch negotiations on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Read PDF ». The Statement followed President Obama's State of the Union Address of February 12, 2013, "announcing that we will launch talks on a comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the European Union — because trade that is fair and free across the Atlantic supports millions of good-paying American jobs."

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