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Covid-19 drug buyout: US’s EU representative denies ‘America First’ policy on Remdesivir

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Ronald Gidwitz, the Acting US Representative to the European Union, speaks to FRANCE 24 about the European "ban" on US citizens entering EU states; tells us why President Donald Trump is planning to relocate a quarter of the US troops currently based in Germany; and pushes back on a claim from the EU's Trade Commissioner that Washington is launching politically motivated attacks on European exports to the US. Asked about the US buying up doses of Remdesivir, a drug believed to cut recovery times for Covid-19 patients, Gidwitz denies the existence of an "America First" policy.

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