Johnson, in telephone call, urges Trump to lift taxes on scotch whisky

English Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in a telephone call, encouraged US President Donald Trump to lift taxes on products including Scotch whisky, a Downing Street representative said in an announcement on Tuesday.

Johnson likewise asked Trump not to force taxes on vehicle sends out, the announcement included.

A White House proclamation about the call didn’t give a points of interest on the two chiefs’ talk of exchange issues.

“The two heads again reaffirmed their responsibility to fortifying the Special Relationship through a hearty reciprocal unhindered commerce understanding once the United Kingdom leaves the EU,” the White House said.

“The President additionally focused on the requirement for NATO partners to vigorously subsidize their safeguards,” it said.

A month ago, the United States slapped a 25%-levy on Scotch whisky and other European items in counter for European Union appropriations on enormous air ship.

Independently, the Trump organization has taken steps to force levies of as much as 25% on EU vehicles and parts. Washington is expected to choose whether to sanction the obligations by Nov 14. The taxes have just been postponed once by a half year, and exchange specialists state that could happen once more.