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26th Feb 2024

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EU deputy Brexit negotiator named trade chief

The EU's deputy Brexit negotiator, Sabine Weyand, will lead the trade unit in the EU commission from June, meaning she would oversee future trade negotiations with the UK, the US and help steer policy towards China. The 54-year old German has raised her profile significantly as Brexit negotiator since 2016 and was widely credited for being the ultimate expert on trade and other practical aspects of the Brexit divorce deal.

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