June 29, 2018 / 1:32 PM / 10 months ago

EU's Juncker says will visit Washington on trade by end-July

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses a news conference during an European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 29, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Walschaerts

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker said on Friday he would travel to Washington to discuss trade issues between the United States and the European Union before the end of July.

Juncker spoke after a meeting of European Union leaders who reiterated their united support for settling trade disputes through the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in what is called a multilateral framework — an approach the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is unhappy with.

Reporting By Jan Strupczewski

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