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in the run-up to the talks with the PM, Ursula von der Leyen warned it would be "impossible" to, a comprehensive trade deal by the end of 2020.
Boris Johnson has a deal existed is possible, until December 2020.
After his 31. January end, the United Kingdom, in an 11-month transition period, in which he largely follow the EU rules But have no representation in The Bloc 's institutions. This period will come to an end on December 31.
Only if the UK leaves the EU, the Two Sides open talks over the future economic relationship.
Mr Johnson said MS von der Leyen, he "wanted a positive new UK and EU partnership, based on friendly cooperation, our common history, interests and values" and a "wide free trade agreement in goods and services, as well as cooperation in other areas".
He also said that the UK was ready to negotiations "as soon as possible," according to the 31. January.
on the occasion of the London School of Economics, earlier in The Day , Mrs von der Leyen said that the EU was "ready to negotiate, a really ambitions partnership with the British" But warned of "challenging" discussions ahead.
"We go as far as we can, But The Truth is that our partnership can and will not be the same as before and it can and is not as close as before, because with each choice of a will follow with every decision comes a trade goes off. "Ursula von der Leyen Boris Johnson met in number 10
wife of the Leyen, the former German Minister of defence, the successor of Jean-Claude Juncker at the beginning of December. She was a student at the LSE in the 1970s.
Mrs von der Leyen said she hoped that the new trade relationship is based on "zero tariffs, zero quotas, zero dumping".
"the more deviation is, the more the partnership will away be. "
Mrs von der Leyen also warned that without extension of the transition period beyond the year 2020 "you can't expect to agree on every single aspect of our new partnership".
she called the deadline "very closely".
Opposition MPs have warned that trade agreements usually take years to complete and the UK risks defaulting World Trade organization, the rules at the beginning of 2021, which may damage rates for some industries.
But Brexit-Secretary Stephen Barclay told Bbc Breakfast the UK and the EU, the trade had agreed to do in the political Declaration, offer until end of this year, and he was "confident," you would do that.' - Expected red-line-drawing with a smile'
The encounter between Boris Johnson and the new President of the European Commission , and Ursula von der Leyen is of importance, it is their first face-to-face in their new roles, But today marks the beginning of the post-Brexit trade talks.
the Eu Law stipulates that free trade can not start until the UK leaves legally the Block. Then the EU member States vote in a mandate for the EU Commission for the negotiation of a comprehensive trade agreement in your name.
This mandate then has to be formally under off signed at Ministerial level, of representatives of all EU countries.
All of this means, the EU says, is trade talks to start in early March.
If UK Ministers complain that you have to wait a long time, the response of the EU is that the UK pressed for ever greater role for national governments in EU decision-making processes more democratic.
The EU's position is that the Prime Minister schedule an "ambitious and comprehensive" trade deal agreed and ratified. December is unrealistic.
legislation to implement the provisions of Mr. Johnson's " Brexit offer to move further through the Parliament, with the government easily in all three votes on the withdrawal of agreement to win statement on Tuesday.
The Bill is the anchoring in law of the terms of the transition period is initially negotiated, with Mr Johnson's predecessor, Theresa May , as well as agreements on the rights of the citizens, customs arrangements in Northern Ireland and the UK, the financial settlement.
Attempts by the Northern Irish parties as an amendment to The Bill to ensure "unhindered access" for companies there to the rest of the UK failed on Wednesday afternoon.
on to reactivate child refugee the protection of human rights in the Brexit bill.