Visit of John Kerry, US Secretary of State, to José Manuel Barroso: extracts from the chat with trainees at the EC
On 22 April 2013, some 30 trainees of the European Commission joined José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and John Kerry, US Secretary of State, for an informal chat on the transatlantic alliance.
The session took place after a bilateral working lunch, where José Manuel Barroso and John Kerry discussed EU/US relations, notably the negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement, climate change, visa reciprocity and a data protection agreement. Regarding worldwide stability, they also discussed the situation in North Korea, Iran, the Middle East, Syria and the Sahel. SHOTLIST