Transatlantic relations are seemingly so bad, even speaking English didn’t help EU foreign ministers get their message across to Donald Trump’s top diplomat.
After leading a 90-minute videoconference Monday with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo — during which they discussed a range of topics they disagree on — EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell wanted to know if his news conference would be translated into Spanish or German.
“Only French and English?” asked Borrell, a Spaniard, clearly displeased. “German, Spanish are official languages here, no?”
“But it’s about the United States so we can stick to the English,” his spokesman, Peter Stano, …read more
Source:: European Voice