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UK minister optimistic about chances of securing EU trade deal

16 Sep 2020 / 18:24 H.

    LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Britain's Northern Ireland minister Brandon Lewis expressed optimism on Wednesday over the chances for Britain to secure a trade deal with the European Union.

    "I am very optimistic that the negotiations on both sides are working to secure a deal that's good for the United Kingdom and obviously the EU," he told a parliamentary committee. (Reporting by William James, writing by Elizabeth Piper, editing by Estelle Shirbon)

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