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Coronavirus: Brexit trade talks suspended after EU negotiator tests positive

As if the Brexit trade negotiations were not tortuous enough, the coronavirus added a twist at a crucial stage on Thursday when top-level talks had to be suspended because an EU negotiator tested positive for Covid-19.It added uncertainty to the negotiations as a deadline looms ever closer and both sides are still divided on three key issues.EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said that together with his British counterpart, David Frost, “we have decided to suspend the negotiations at our level…

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