Weak EU economies add urgency to getting Brexit deal – Fox




LONDON (Reuters) – British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox said on Friday he hoped that the European Union, facing a slowdown in the economies of some of its biggest members, will seek to settle Britain’s request for new Brexit terms as quickly as possible.

“Yesterday we saw that Italy is now officially in recession. We’ve seen the weakness in the German economy, in the French economy,” Fox said in a speech.

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