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U.K. and EU Reach Post-Brexit Trade Deal After Months of Talks and Years of Uncertainty

HeadlineDec 28, 2020

Britain and the European Union have reached a Brexit trade agreement after months of contentious negotiations and with just days left before the current transition period ends on December 31. The key points of the deal include no tariffs and no quotas on traded goods, the end of free movement for U.K. citizens within the EU, and no “hard border” between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. Both sides expressed relief after the deal was reached. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told reporters, “Europe is now moving on.”

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