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EU calls for Brexit deal to be done ‘as soon as possible’

by Mark Fitt Political Journalist
13th Dec 19 10:35 am

The president of the European Council, Charles Michel has congratulated Boris Johnson over his victorious election success.

Michel said that he now expects a vote on the UKs Brexit agreement “as soon as possible.” In a tweet he said, “We expect a vote on the Withdrawal Agreement as soon as possible.”

Michel said the EU are ready for the “next phase” he added, “We will negotiate a future trade deal which ensures a true level playing field.”

When asked if a deal with the UK can be agreed within 12 months he said, “Regarding Brexit, it’s not my intention to predict based on the experience of the past, but I hope that we will be able to work very hard with the British government.”

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