British trade minister to meet top U.S. officials next week, FT reports

(Reuters) - British trade minister Liz Truss will meet top U.S. officials in Washington next week to assess progress on reaching a free trade agreement between the two countries, the Financial Times reported on Saturday.

Two sources told the newspaper Truss was expected to be in Washington from this weekend while a third source told the FT that she was expected to meet U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Monday and Tuesday.

(Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Paul Simao)

08/01/2020 22:14

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