Friday

18th Aug 2017

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EU reportedly threatens Brexit talk delay

The Guardian newspaper has reported that the EU is threatening to delay Brexit talks for up to a year should the UK continue to insist that a free trade deal be discussed in parallel. The EU first wants to finalise the split before entering any talks on future trade relations. Formal negotiations are supposed to begin on 19 June.

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