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UK NewsThe Latest: Trump: Boris Johnson the 'right man' for Brexit

10:35  25 august  2019
10:35  25 august  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Boris Johnson met Donald Trump for the first time since he became Prime Minister this First time the two men have met since Mr Johnson became Prime Minister in July US President said Mr Johnson is the ' right man for the job' to deliver Brexit

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The Latest: Trump: Boris Johnson the 'right man' for Brexit © Provided by The Associated Press President Donald Trump and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, attend a working breakfast at the Hotel du Palais on the sidelines of the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The Latest on the Group of Seven summit (all times local):

9:20 a.m.

U.S. President Donald Trump has offered British Prime Minister Boris Johnson a boost, saying he's the "right man" to deliver Brexit.

Speaking on the sidelines of the Group of Seven summit in France, Trump was asked what his advice was for Britain's departure from the European Union.

Boris Johnson Returns Fire At Donald Tusk Over 'Mr No-Deal Brexit' Comment

Boris Johnson Returns Fire At Donald Tusk Over 'Mr No-Deal Brexit' Comment Boris Johnson has escalated a war of words with Donald Tusk ahead of their G& meeting on Sunday, by warning the EU that it would be responsible for a no-deal-Brexit if it fails to scrap the Northern Ireland backstop. Speaking to reporters on the plane to Biarritz, the PM said: “I have made it absolutely clear I don’t want a no-deal Brexit. “But I say to our friends in the EU, if they don’t want a no-deal Brexit then we have got to get rid of the backstop from the treaty.” "If Donald Tusk doesn’t want to go down as Mr No-Deal Brexit, I hope that point will be borne in mind by him too.

BORIS Johnson bounded off his plane in France this afternoon, after hitting back at EU President Donald Tusk over his "Mr No Deal" jibe. The blonde and beaming Prime Minister almost ran onto the tarmac at Biarritz Pays Basque Airport - looking ready to get on with G7 trade deal talks with the US.

The Right Honourable. Boris Johnson . In 2016, Johnson became a prominent figure in the successful Vote Leave campaign for Brexit Johnson biographer Andrew Gimson believed that these articles made Johnson "one of To maintain his funny man reputation he will no doubt find himself refining his Bertie Wooster interpretation to the point where the impersonation becomes the man .

The Latest: Trump: Boris Johnson the 'right man' for Brexit © Provided by The Associated Press Police fire gather behind their shields as they clash with protestors in Bayonne, France, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. World leaders and protesters are converging on the southern French resort town of Biarritz for the G-7 summit. Police have fired water cannon at about 400 anti-capitalist protesters blocking roads in a town near the venue of the G-7 summit. A few protesters threw rocks at police but the crowd in Bayonne was largely peaceful. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

Trump responded: "He needs no advice. He is the right man for the job."

Johnson replied that the president was "on message there."

The much-anticipated meeting was the first since Johnson took Britain's top job last month. The pair met for a working breakfast on Sunday after being photographed on Saturday night walking and talking on the margins of the summit.

Johnson to tell EU's Tusk UK won't pay 39 billion pounds under no-deal Brexit - Sky News

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BORIS Johnson is set to meet Donald Trump for the first time as world leaders - as the pair have breakfast on The President said Boris was the right man for the jobCredit: Reuters. The PM is due to meet European Council President Donald Tusk on Sunday to discuss Brexit , before leaders

Mr Johnson is expected to tell Donald Trump the NHS is off the table during Brexit trade deal talks, and insist the UK maintains current standards on animal welfare and food hygiene. It follows talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday and French President Emmanuel Macron on

The Latest: Trump: Boris Johnson the 'right man' for Brexit © Provided by The Associated Press Mounted police officers patrol along the beach, with the G7 venue Bellevue in background, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 in Biarritz. Leaders of the Group of Seven countries arrive on Saturday to discuss issues including the struggling global economy and climate change until Monday. They include the United States, Germany, Japan, Britain, France, Canada and Italy. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Johnson desperately needs a U.S. trade deal post-Brexit, as Britain will lose its easy access to the EU's single market.

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9:15 a.m.

Leaders of major world economies are meeting to discuss the shaky world economy amid trade disputes and uncertainty over U.S. President Donald Trump's policies.

Trump tried to play down tensions among Group of Seven leaders after they had dinner Saturday in the southwest French resort of Biarritz. He is worried that the global economic slowdown is spreading to the U.S. before next year's elections.

The Latest: Trump expresses confidence on Brexit talks

The Latest: Trump expresses confidence on Brexit talks BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of Seven summit. (all times local): 9:00 a.m. President Donald Trump says he has confidence in new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to carry out Brexit talks with the European Union. Speaking to reporters during their first meeting since Johnson's elevation to the post, Trump says of Johnson and the talks: "He needs no advice. He's the right man for the job." Johnson faces what he called "tough talks" in the weeks and months ahead with the EU as they hurtle toward a no-deal exit in October. He joked to Trump that "you're on message there." © Provided by The Associated Press U.S.

Mr Johnson will tell Mr Trump that the NHS is 'off the table' during trade talks this weekendCredit: Getty Images - Getty. Mr Johnson will make clear But the British side is adamant it wants to secure the right deal rather than a quick agreement, even though it is seen as a major post- Brexit prize.

Boris Johnson will sit down for breakfast on Sunday morning with a man he once famously described as “betraying a quite stupefying ignorance that Johnson flew into Biarritz after meetings with his counterparts in Berlin and Paris, meetings which appear to have brought them no closer to a Brexit

The G-7 leaders are meeting Sunday morning to focus on what they can do together to boost the economy. They include the heads of Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Canada and Italy.

Disputes on trade have unsettled the global economy because businesses don't know where tariffs will be imposed.

The Latest: Trump: Boris Johnson the 'right man' for Brexit © Provided by The Associated Press A protestor throws away a teargas canister fired by police in Bayonne, France, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. World leaders and protesters are converging on the southern French resort town of Biarritz for the G-7 summit. Police have fired water cannon at about 400 anti-capitalist protesters blocking roads in a town near the venue of the G-7 summit. A few protesters threw rocks at police but the crowd in Bayonne was largely peaceful. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Anti-capitalist protesters also plan demonstrations Sunday after clashing with police near Biarritz on the summit's opening day Saturday.

The Latest: Trump: Boris Johnson the 'right man' for Brexit
The Latest: Trump: Boris Johnson the 'right man' for Brexit
The Latest: Trump: Boris Johnson the 'right man' for Brexit

Boris Johnson set to ‘suspend Parliament in September’ to block no-deal Brexit revolt.
Boris Johnson is set to suspend Parliament in September in an effort to block a no-deal Brexit revolt among MPs, it has been reported. The BBC said the prime minister will ask the Queen to suspend Parliament days after MPs return to the chamber and just weeks before the Brexit deadline. It will mean the government can hold a Queen’s Speech on October 14 to lay out its plans. Crucially, MPs are unlikely to have time to pass laws that could prevent Mr Johnson taking Britain out of the EU without a deal on October 31. A Number 10 source told the BBC: "It's time a new government and new PM set out a plan for the country after we leave the EU.

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