UK's Johnson discusses EU trade negotiations with Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin

(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin on Friday evening and discussed progress in UK-EU trade negotiations, the UK government said. On the call, Johnson stressed his commitment to reach a deal that respects the sovereignty of the country, the government said in a statement https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-call-with-irish-taoiseach-27-november-2020. The leaders also discussed their respective efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and measures taken ahead of Christmas.

Reuters November 28, 2020 06:05:09 IST
UK's Johnson discusses EU trade negotiations with Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin

UKs Johnson discusses EU trade negotiations with Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin

(Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke with Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin on Friday evening and discussed progress in UK-EU trade negotiations, the UK government said.

On the call, Johnson stressed his commitment to reach a deal that respects the sovereignty of the country, the government said in a statement https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-call-with-irish-taoiseach-27-november-2020.

The leaders also discussed their respective efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and measures taken ahead of Christmas.

(Reporting by Anirudh Saligrama and Maria Ponnezhath in Bengaluru; Editing by Tom Brown)

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