Downing Street reaffirms desire to begin trade talks despite dismissal of idea by European commission president

Downing Street has said the government will not back away from its demand to kick off negotiations on a post-Brexit trade deal as soon as possible – even though the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, flatly dismissed the idea on Tuesday.

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