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Brussels, Feb 17 (Canadian-Media):The importance of the transatlantic alliance between the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) was stressed by European Council President Charles Michel on Monday and also shared EU-US values with US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, media reports said.
Nancy Pelosi. Image credit: Twitter handle
"In my discussion with @SpeakerPelosi this morning I underlined our transatlantic alliance remains indispensable in meeting today’s complex challenges. We share values and cherish freedom so we have only to gain from a strong cooperation," Michel tweeted.
Speaker Pelosi also met with President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen in Belgium earlier in the day.
The Cooperation between US and EU is seen in various areas, including science, economy, culture, and security within the framework of the 1990 Transatlantic Declaration.
However, relations between the two sides, in recent years has become strained on various political and economic issues owing to difference of opinion between the EU leadership and US President Donald Trump.