Optimism fading as Britain, EU to discuss post-Brexit trade impasse

British and EU negotiators are set to open more talks on post-Brexit trade on Tuesday, though optimism is waning after London said it planned to submit legislation that could override part of Britain’s EU withdrawal agreement.Britain confirmed on Monday that it planned “limited and reasonable steps to clarify specific elements of the Northern Ireland protocol in domestic law.”Another cloud was cast over the planned three-day, eighth round of formal negotiations on future trade when Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Britain would end the talks in mid-October if no agreement is reached by then, …

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