WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump is assembly with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on the White Home because the U.S. is kicking off new commerce talks with the European Union.
Trump will welcome Conte to the Oval Workplace for the Italian prime minister’s first journey to Washington since he took over the nation’s new populist authorities.
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Trump and EU officers averted escalating a commerce dispute final week and are anticipated to start out negotiations geared toward avoiding tariffs on cars and eradicating commerce boundaries.
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Conte leads the euroskeptic coalition of the 5-Star Motion, which considers itself anti-establishment, and the right-wing, north-based League celebration.
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The White Home has famous that Italy is a crucial NATO ally and a key companion to U.S. forces in Afghanistan and Iraq.