Britain and EU exchanged Brexit agreement drafts

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Britain and the European Union have exchanged draft legal texts containing their proposals for how relations between the two sides should work after the end of a Brexit transition period on Dec. 31, a British government spokesman said on Wednesday.

Britain formally left the bloc on Jan. 31, but under the terms of an exit agreement most practical aspects of how Britain interacts with the 27 EU member states have remained unchanged.

A British government spokesman said, “teams will now analyze each other’s texts and we expect further conversations between the teams next week.”

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