EU leaders seek to stand up to US and avoid trade war


              European Council President Charles Michel speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. EU leaders meet for a one day summit on Thursday to discuss Ukraine and further measures to contain energy prices hikes in the European Union. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
            
              European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen prepares to address a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. EU leaders met for a one day summit on Thursday to discuss Ukraine and further measures to contain energy prices hikes in the European Union. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
            
              Belgium's Prime Minister Alexander De Croo speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. EU leaders meet for a one day summit on Thursday to discuss Ukraine and further measures to contain energy prices hikes in the European Union. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
            
              Belgium's Prime Minister Alexander De Croo arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. EU leaders meet for a one day summit on Thursday to discuss Ukraine and further measures to contain energy prices hikes in the European Union. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
            
              From left, European Parliament President Roberta Metsola, Slovenia's Prime Minister Robert Golob, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Estonia's Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, Sweden's Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and Italy's Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni attend a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. EU leaders meet for a one day summit on Thursday to discuss Ukraine and further measures to contain energy prices hikes in the European Union. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
            
              France's President Emmanuel Macron speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. EU leaders meet for a one day summit on Thursday to discuss Ukraine and further measures to contain energy prices hikes in the European Union. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
            
              France's President Emmanuel Macron speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. EU leaders meet for a one day summit on Thursday to discuss Ukraine and further measures to contain energy prices hikes in the European Union. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
            
              France's President Emmanuel Macron speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. EU leaders meet for a one day summit on Thursday to discuss Ukraine and further measures to contain energy prices hikes in the European Union. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
            
              France's President Emmanuel Macron speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022. EU leaders meet for a one day summit on Thursday to discuss Ukraine and further measures to contain energy prices hikes in the European Union. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)