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U.S.-UK trade deal a priority for Washington: USTR

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A trade deal between the United States and the United Kingdom is a priority for Washington and negotiations will be launched as soon as London agrees to its objectives, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday.

“For sure, the UK is a priority. As soon as they get their objectives agreed to, we’ll start talking,” he said in an interview with Fox Business Network.

Reporting by Susan Heavey and David Lawder; Writing by Makini Brice; editing by John Stonestreet

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