This package contains the events of 2019 and 2020. For latest events, see related links. Diplomatic relations between the EU and the U.S. date back to 1953. The relationship between the EU and the United States is one of the most important bilateral relationships in the world. The EU and U.S. are the biggest economic and military powers in the world, dominate global trade, play the leading roles in international political relations. See more on this topic by visiting our package for the 8th parliamentary term.