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UK Prime Minister Reassures Business Leaders Over Brexit

May’s conference call with representatives of firms ranging from the accounting firm EY to the retailer Tesco came after a summit in Brussels this week produced no tangible progress (Photo: OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

British prime minister Theresa May took pains on Friday (19) to reassure more than 130 British business leaders that her government would deliver frictionless trade with the European Union after Brexit. May’s conference call with representatives of firms ranging from the accounting firm EY to the retailer Tesco came after a summit in Brussels this week produced no tangible progress. Her office said May acknowledged in her call that there were “a few significant issues that were still outstanding” in the Brexit talks. London and Brussels cannot agree on how to keep the border between British-ruled Northern Ireland and EU-member…

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