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Taoiseach: I’m not optimistic UK will strike post-Brexit trade deal

In a virtual appearance at the Liberal Democrat party conference, Irish Taoiseach Micheal Martin has said he is "not optimistic" that Britain will strike a post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union. Mr Martin said there was still the “potential for a deal”, but warned that the Government’s controversial legislation which enables the UK to break international law had “eroded trust”.

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