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The bloc, whose trade and security ties are intertwined with the United States, also said the move showed how the "rules-based international order is facing increased pressure" - an allusion to Trump's withdrawal from other treaties and accords.
Employment ministers from across the EU emphasised the importance of training the labour force as they discussed how employment and social policies can be strengthened to overcome the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic.
European countries are starting to relax travel restrictions, keen to lure back foreign tourists this summer as the number of new coronavirus infections falls.
According to the data published compared to ten years before, the share of the EU in world GDP fell from 25.6% in 2008 to 18.6% in 2018, while the share of China rose significantly from 7.2% in 2008 to 15.9% in 2018, moving ahead of Japan from 7.9% in 2008 and 5.8% in 2018).
During a press conference held on Saturday, Alternattiva Demokratika launched its post-coronavirus green proposals.
The European Union's foreign policy chief said there should be an independent scientific investigation into the origins of the pandemic.