Britain Unlikely to Change Iran Stance at G7 Despite Trump Meeting
- Author: Sonia Alvarado Aug 26, 2019,
Aug 26, 2019, 0:49
Trump also said the USA is 'very close to a major deal with Japan.' He said the two sides have 'been working on it for five months'.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he would tell President Donald Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war that is already destabilising economic growth around the world.
However, Johnson said meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron last week had helped his case for a better exit deal.
He said a bilateral post-Brexit deal could lead to a "three to four, five times" increase in current trade - but provided no details about how that would be achieved.
Speaking to reporters as he flew to France for the Group of Seven meeting, Johnson cited examples small and large of British goods that struggle in US markets for bureaucratic reasons.
Trump and Johnson met on the sidelines of the Group of Seven (G7) summit hosted by France in Biarritz. Johnson said he and Tusk largely agreed on the world's major issues, regardless of whether there is a deal on Brexit.
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Johnson badly wants a exchange handle the United States of America as Britain prepares to leave the European Union and its single market of 500 million other folks.
Both Britain and the United States have talked up the prospect of a UK-US trade deal - seen by Brexit advocates as one of the main advantages of leaving the European Union - but critics say Trump's administration will drive a hard bargain.
Johnson pointed to a string of United Kingdom products - ranging from shower trays to Britain's beloved pork pies - that he said were not allowed on the American market.
On the second day of the summit, French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Johnson, Trump, and Donald Tusk, president of the European Council attended a session on worldwide security and economy. -China trade war that he was "very worried" about the growth of protectionism. He said those who "supported tariffs were at risk of incurring the blame for the downturn in the global economy".
As Johnson said London and Washington would do a "fantastic deal", Trump interrupted to say: "lots of fantastic mini-deals, we're talking about many different deals but we're having a good time".