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Britain needs EU to move for mutually beneficial trade deal, minister says

FILE PHOTO: Weekly government cabinet meeting in London

LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union will need to move in negotiations but it is in the interests of both Britain and the bloc to get a trade deal, British minister Steve Barclay said on Tuesday.

“The fundamentals remain the same, it is in both sides interest to have a deal,” Barclay, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, told Sky News.

“Whether there is a deal is not simply down to the actions of the Prime Minister. It needs the EU to move.”

(Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Michael Holden)

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