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Brexit negotiations 90 percent complete

Staff Writer |
After talks between Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and European Union (EU) Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Vienna on Friday afternoon, Kurz's office said that the ongoing Brexit negotiations are now "90 percent" complete.

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ccording to an Austria Press Agency report, the chancellery confirmed that the two officials held talks on the status of the negotiations, with Kurz giving his "full support" to Barnier.

He said a final resolution is required in autumn, and that while no "cherry picking" is acceptable, there should still be a "close, ambitious relationship" with London following the split.

Barnier had earlier met with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl, who later also confirmed that the negotiations are in their final stages, and could even be concluded in the coming weeks.

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