In this radio broadcast, Alison Hird of Radio France Internationale (RFI) interviews GMF Fellow Kristine Berzina on the significance of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Brussels, Belgium. During his visit, Pence pledged there would be a "strong commitment to continued cooperation and partnership with the EU."
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U.S. Vice President Michael Pence’s February 20 visit to the European Union institutions in Brussels is an opportunity to strengthen the U.S.–EU alliance by building on our unparalleled economic ties. The two sides should consider resurrecting the much-maligned Transatlantic Economic Council (TEC) to set a strategic vision...
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