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UK ‘firm’ against extension of Brexit transition period, says chief negotiator

Published on May 27, 2020 - Duration: 00:29s

UK ‘firm’ against extension of Brexit transition period, says chief negotiator

Britain is “firm” that it will not extend the Brexit transition period beyond the end of the year, the UK’s chief negotiator with Brussels has told MPs.

David Frost insisted that Britain is taking the stance to avoid more “significant” payments to the EU.

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