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US steel tariffs meet barrage of criticism at WTO

Mar 23, 2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs met a barrage of criticism at a World Trade Organization meeting on Friday, as the European Union, Brazil, Japan, Australia and others joined a debate started by China and Russia.

The EU representative told the meeting that the tariffs could not be justified by a claim to national security, and said the United States was making that claim to keep its industry alive and prosperous, a Geneva trade official said.

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