British PM Johnson hails "the biggest trade deal yet" with EU

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed striking what he called 'the biggest trade deal yet' with the European Union on Thursday, saying Britain had taken back control of its laws, borders, and fishing waters. 'So I'm very pleased to tell you this afternoon that we have completed the biggest trade deal yet, worth 660 billion pounds a year, a comprehensive Canada-style free trade deal between the UK and the EU,' he told a news conference.

Reuters December 25, 2020 00:06:34 IST
British PM Johnson hails "the biggest trade deal yet" with EU

British PM Johnson hails quotthe biggest trade deal yetquot with EU

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed striking what he called "the biggest trade deal yet" with the European Union on Thursday, saying Britain had taken back control of its laws, borders, and fishing waters.

"So I'm very pleased to tell you this afternoon that we have completed the biggest trade deal yet, worth 660 billion pounds a year, a comprehensive Canada-style free trade deal between the UK and the EU," he told a news conference.

(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge and Elizabeth Piper; Editing by William Schomberg)

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