Boris Johnson Declares Brexit “Deal Is Done” [VIDEO]

The Independent reports:

Boris Johnson has confirmed that UK and EU negotiators have finally agreed a Brexit trade deal, just eight days before the transition period was due to end – in a historic move for Britain.

It follows a press conference given by EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and former chief negotiator Michel Barnier just moments ago in which they confirmed a deal was done, and that it is now time “to leave Brexit behind us”.

The eleventh-hour agreement, which only emerged after a litany of missed deadlines, represents the largest trade deal ever signed by either side, retaining existing zero-tariff arrangements on imports and exports totaling around £668bn a year.

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