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UK and Ireland suggest Brexit talks will go to November

Dominic Raab (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

British and Irish ministers on Tuesday (9) played down hopes of a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations at an EU summit next week, suggesting it would take until November to clinch a divorce deal. European Union leaders have demanded real progress by the October 18 meeting, to allow time for any deal to be approved by the bloc’s parliaments before Britain leaves in March next year. British Brexit secretary Dominic Raab told MPs the October meeting “will be an important milestone, we expect that to be a moment where we will make some progress”. But on actually getting a deal, he said: “We’ve always been…

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