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Irish PM calls for 'every effort' to get EU-UK trade deal

FILE PHOTO: Ireland's Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Micheal Martin speaks to the media as he arrives for the European Union leaders face-to-face summit in Brussels, Belgium October 16, 2020. REUTERS/Johanna Geron/Pool

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Irish Prime Minsiter Micheal Martin said on Saturday that every effort should be made to get a new EU-UK trade deal.

“I welcome the fact that negotiators will resume their discussions on an EU and UK trade deal in Brussels tomorrow. An agreement is in everyone’s best interests. Every effort should be made to reach a deal,” he said on Twitter.

Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska; Editing by Alexander Smith

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