Trump eyes swift UK trade deal, says state visit to go ahead

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Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:30 am

US President Donald Trump said Saturday his controversial state visit to Britain will go ahead, adding that he was hoping for a “very powerful” trade deal with London “very, very quickly”.

As he met with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the G20 summit in Germany, Trump predicted that trade would be “a very big factor” between the two nations.
“There is no country that could possibly be closer than our countries,” he said


Britain and the EU last month agreed on the priorities and a timetable for the Brexit negotiations.

The two sides agreed to hold four further monthly rounds of talks, with the next on July 17, on the key issues of Britain’s divorce from the bloc.

The aim is to make sufficient progress so that the leaders of the other 27 member states can agree to move on to talks on a future relationship with Britain, including a trade deal, the EU’s top Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said. ... -go-ahead/
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