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UK, EU under pressure to strike trade deal, but several issues impede agreement

Both sides "committed" to resolving differences during face-to-face talks this week

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UK's chief Brexit negotiator David Frost (far left) and his EU counterpart Michael Barnier are meeting this week to discuss the terms of the trade deal.

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THE pressure is on for the European Union and the United Kingdom to strike a trade deal. In particular, the UK is under stress because of the deterioration in relations with China.

Following weeks of Zoom meetings, EU and UK negotiating teams are meeting face to face this...

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