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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

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06 Jun 2018

EU's bank says cannot ignore U.S. sanctions on Iran

BRUSSELS The European Investment Bank on Wednesday said it could not ignore U.S. sanctions on Iran, rejecting the EU executive plan that it to do business there in an effort to save the 2015 nuclear deal.

05 Jun 2018

Exclusive - Under U.S. pressure, EIB balks at EU plan to work in Iran

BRUSSELS The European Investment Bank has balked at an EU proposal to do business in Iran to help offset U.S. sanctions and save the 2015 nuclear deal, EU sources told Reuters, under pressure from the United States - where the bank raises much of its funds.

30 May 2018

Islamic State claims Belgian attack as city mourns

LIEGE, Belgium/BRUSSELS Islamic State claimed responsibility on Wednesday for an attack the previous day in the Belgian city of Liege in which two policewomen and a bystander were killed, but provided no proof. | Video

24 May 2018

EU ends antitrust case against Gazprom without fines

BRUSSELS Russian gas giant Gazprom clinched a deal with EU antitrust regulators on Thursday to reform its pricing structure and allow rivals a foothold in eastern Europe, avoiding fines in a case that has dragged on for seven years.

22 May 2018

After Trump's withdrawal from nuclear pact, EU energy chief courts Iran

(This May 18 story corrects reference to Iran in second paragraph to Islamic Republic.)

21 May 2018

Iran says Europe's support for nuclear deal not enough

TEHRAN The European Union is not doing enough to preserve the benefits for Iran from the 2015 international nuclear pact following the withdrawal of the United States, Iran's foreign minister told the EU's energy chief on Sunday. | Video

21 May 2018

Iran says Europe's support for nuclear deal not enough

TEHRAN The European Union is not doing enough to preserve the benefits for Iran from the 2015 international nuclear pact following the withdrawal of the United States, Iran's foreign minister told the EU's energy chief on Sunday. | Video

19 May 2018

Europe reassures Iran of commitment to nuclear deal without U.S.

TEHRAN The European Union's energy chief sought to reassure Iran on Saturday that the bloc remained committed to salvaging a nuclear deal with Tehran despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to exit the accord and reimpose sanctions.

19 May 2018

Iran says oil export drop not expected if EU saves nuclear deal

TEHRAN Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to quit a multinational nuclear deal would not affect Tehran's oil exports if the EU could salvage the pact.

14 May 2018

EU targets 30 percent cut in truck CO2 emissions by 2030: source

BRUSSELS The European Union executive will propose at least a 30 percent reduction target for CO2 emissions from trucks by 2030, an EU source said on Monday, as the bloc seeks to slash greenhouse gas emissions.

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