LONDON (Reuters) – British foreign minister Dominic Raab will travel to Canada, the United States and Mexico this week to seek to boost ties with non-European countries ahead of Brexit, his office said.
Raab was appointed last month by new Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has promised to take Britain out of the European Union by the end of October, with or without an exit deal.
Week - Raab - Bangkok - Ministers - Region
Last week Raab visited Bangkok, where he met 20 foreign ministers from around the Asia-Pacific region to discuss trade opportunities and strengthening diplomatic ties.
“I’m determined that we fire up our economic relationships with non-European partners,” Raab said in a statement ahead of his trip to Toronto, Washington and Mexico City.
Transition - Trading - Arrangements - Brexit - Trade
“That means working with them now to ensure a smooth transition of our trading arrangements after Brexit and means quickly moving to wide ranging trade deals that...
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