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UK's Gove says cause for 'steady optimism' in EU talks

FILE PHOTO: Britain's Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove walks outside Downing Street in London, Britain, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

LONDON (Reuters) - British minister Michael Gove said he was optimistic about negotiations with the European Union on a future trade deal, and that he was hopeful and confident of making progress.

“Negotiations are proceeding ... in a way which gives us cause for steady optimism,” Gove told a parliamentary committee

Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton, writing by William James; editing by Stephen Addison

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