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Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves’ Meeting with European Commission Director-General for Taxation and Customs Union Gerassimos Thomas


Today, Commerce Deputy Secretary Don Graves met with the European Commission’s Director-General for Taxation and Customs Union Gerassimos Thomas. The two leaders discussed U.S.-EU cooperation on the Ukraine crisis, including operationalizing enforcement of our mutual Russian sanctions and export controls. During the meeting Graves expressed his deep appreciation for the EU’s solidarity in confronting Russia, and reaffirmed commitment to work with the EU to enhance measures to prevent sanctions and export controls evasion.

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