In Davos, European leaders try to counterbalance Trump views
January 25, 2018
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — European leaders came to the defense of free trade and global cooperation on Wednesday, laying out a vision meant to counterbalance what many perceive as a rise in the more brash, nationalistic policies of U.S. President Donald Trump.
Trump's expected arrival to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday overshadowed the event and many government leaders rushed to take a stance in contrast with Trump's policies, particularly his move to revise free trade deals and drop out of a global climate change pact.
"We believe that isolationism won't take...