UK says trade talks with US continue to make positive progress

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) welcomes US President Donald Trump (L) to the NATO summit at the Grove hotel in Watford, northeast of London on December 4, 2019. Peter Nicholls. AFP, Getty Images. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

LONDON, Aug 12, 2020, Reuters. Britain said its latest round of trade talks with the United States made positive progress in many areas, and that both sides agreed negotiations should continue at pace in the coming months, National Post reported.

“Positive progress continues to be made in many of the areas covered by an agreement,” the British trade department said in a statement.

“Both sides reaffirmed their commitment to negotiating a comprehensive and ambitious agreement. In terms of the timeline of negotiations, it was agreed that they should continue at pace throughout the Autumn.”

(Reporting by Kate Holton and William James)

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