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UK will seek customs deal as "frictionless" as possible - Brexit minister

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 00:48

Brexit minister David Davis says Britain will seek a customs deal that is ''as frictionless as possible''. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Britain's Brexit minister David Davis said the government had received positive responses from Brussels after Prime Minister Theresa May set out her priorities for upcoming negotiations on leaving the European Union. "Some of the other responses we got back from Brussels overnight reflected that, that this was a positive response, something that they were, I think they were hoping for, frankly," Davis told BBC radio on Wednesday. May said in a speech on Tuesday (January 17) that Britain would seek the greatest possible access to European markets but aim to establish its own free trade deals with countries beyond Europe, and impose limits on immigration from the continent. Speaking later, Davis said the plans were in the best interest of Europe as a whole.

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UK will seek customs deal as "frictionless" as possible - Brexit minister

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 00:48