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Boris Johnson says trade deal with EU this year enormously likely

Christian Fernsby ▼ | January 15, 2020
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said yesterday that a trade deal with the European Union (EU) by the end of this year was "enormously likely".
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Johnson made the comments in his first major TV interview since the general election. He said the two sides would start working on building a "fantastic new partnership" after Britain leaves the EU on January 31.

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The prime minister said he was "very, very, very confident" regarding the deal, although he added that in any negotiation a country had "to budget for a complete failure of common sense."