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UK’s Johnson would meet Trump to negotiate trade deal after becoming PM: Report

REUTERS
Published Jul 15, 2019, 1:55 pm IST
Updated Jul 15, 2019, 1:55 pm IST
'The key to whole thing is the US. If we get a trade deal with America we will be very quickly in the market for other deals,' paper said.
The former foreign secretary is ready to travel to the United States as soon as possible if he becomes the prime minister to secure a limited agreement before the Brexit deadline of October 31, the paper said. (Photo: File)
 The former foreign secretary is ready to travel to the United States as soon as possible if he becomes the prime minister to secure a limited agreement before the Brexit deadline of October 31, the paper said. (Photo: File)

London: Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain’s next prime minister would want to meet US President Donald Trump within the first two months of becoming prime minister to negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal, the Times newspaper reported on Sunday citing an ally of the former London mayor.

“The key to the whole thing is the US. If we get a trade deal with America we will be very quickly in the market for other deals. It encourages others to realise that we mean business,” the newspaper quoted Johnson’s ally as saying.

 

The former foreign secretary is ready to travel to the United States as soon as possible if he becomes the prime minister to secure a limited agreement before the Brexit deadline of October 31, the paper said.

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Location: United Kingdom, England




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