European Union lawmakers clear post-Brexit commerce cope with Britain

BRUSSELS: The European Parliament has voted overwhelmingly in favour of the post-Brexit commerce deal between Britain and the European Union, clearing the final hurdle in the direction of full ratification of the accord.
EU lawmakers backed the commerce and cooperation settlement by 660 votes to 5, with 32 abstentions, the parliament introduced on Wednesday. The vote came about on Tuesday, however coronavirus working restrictions meant the outcome was not instantly identified.
Parliament’s consent brings to an finish over 4 years of acrimonious negotiations and debate and lingering distrust as Britain ended 47 years of EU membership.
European Fee president Ursula von der Leyen welcomed the European Parliament’s approval of a commerce accord with Britain and mentioned its implementation was essential.
“The TCA (Commerce and Cooperation Settlement) marks the muse of a robust and shut partnership with the UK,” von der Leyen mentioned on Twitter. “Trustworthy implementation is important,” she mentioned.

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