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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’ scenario on EU-U.K. trade relations after Brexit are “politically and economically absurd” for the European Union, Pascal Canfin, chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI), told journalists at a briefing Monday.

After nearly three years of deadlocked negotiations and severe turmoil in British politics, last October the European Union and the U.K. finally agreed on the terms of the withdrawal agreement. Following the British parliament’s approval, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council head Charles Michel last week signed the document.

The last act

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