EU agree “open & fair trade” deal with Japan:

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(From L to R: Donald Tusk, Shinzo Abe, Jean-Claude Juncker.) CREDIT: Twiter/@JunckerEU

Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Comission, met with Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan to agree a trade deal.

 

The details of the deal are currently unknown, although many suspect it would involve Japan’s automative industry, as the latter is one of the most prominent industries in the world.

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UK will face ‘very hefty bill’ over Brexit, says Jean-Claude Juncker

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Jean-Claude Juncker (Credit: Getty Images)

Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU chief, has stated in a speech to the Belgian Federal Parliament that Brexit will not come “at a discount or at zero cost”, implying that the UK could have to pay the EU up to £51bn pounds after Brexit talks begin – this is to cover the amount Britian had agreed to spend, but will no longer do so as Britian will no longer be a member of the European Union.

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