EU, UK To Finalize Brexit Deal By End November - Foreign Secretary

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EU, UK to Finalize Brexit Deal by End November - Foreign Secretary

LONDON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 09th November, 2018) UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Thursday negotiators would finalize an deal for his country's exit from the European Union by the end of this month.

He said he was "confident" that the two sides could reach a deal "within next three weeks," adding that reports of getting it done within seven days was "pushing it," according to The Guardian.

Hunt, who was in Paris, stressed that the agreement was in the final stage and working it out was in everyone's interest.

In his speech, the minister spoke of ancient bonds that connected the United Kingdom to France. He said the "case for the closest possible partnership" between them was "as strong as it has ever been."

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