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France welcomes U.S, EU tariff freeze in aircraft dispute

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PARIS, March 5 (Reuters) - France welcomed news on Friday that the European Union and the United States had agreed to suspend for four months tariffs imposed in a dispute over aircraft subsidies.

“We are at last ending the trade war between the United States and Europe that only makes losers. I am pleased for our French winegrowers. We must keep going on the road of cooperation in order to reach a final deal,” Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said in a statement.

Reporting by Leigh Thomas and Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Edmund Blair

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