The Guardian: U.K. PM Johnson to adopt hardline position in European trade deal talks

St. George’s Hall, Liverpool, 13March2015, Photo: Anthony Moretti

The Guardian’s story is sure to open some eyes in Brussels…and beyond.

The prime minister will make a speech on Monday saying the UK will be seeking to make a hardline trade deal in less than a year that is “at least as ambitious” as that struck by Canada with the EU in 2017, after seven years of very difficult negotiations. And he will make no concessions to ease an agreement into being.

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