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US NewsBoris Johnson will tell Donald Trump that the NHS is off the table in post-Brexit US-UK trade deal as he makes his debut on the world stage at the G7 summit in France

10:30  24 august  2019
10:30  24 august  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Nigel Farage and the Brexit party savage Boris Johnson's EU negotiations

Nigel Farage and the Brexit party savage Boris Johnson's EU negotiations Nigel Farage and the Brexit party savage Boris Johnson's EU negotiations

Mr Johnson will make clear his red lines for a deal when he meets Mr Trump , taking the NHS " off the table " in negotiations, the Daily Telegraph reported. Earlier this month Mr Johnson announced a cash boost of £1.8bn for NHS hospitals in England. He will also insist the UK maintains its current

Boris Johnson is to lay out his red lines for a post - Brexit trade agreement with the US when he meets President Trump for the first time as Prime Minister this weekend, insisting that it must be the "right deal " for Britain.

The Prime Minister will warn the US President the NHS is 'off the table' for any post-Brexit trade deal when the two men meet at the G7 summit this weekend.

Boris Johnson will shake hands with Donald Trump for the first time as PM in Biarritz on Sunday, at the gathering of world leaders which will also see Mr Johnson set out his Brexit plans with EU Council President Donald Tusk, following recent meetings with the leaders of Germany and France.

Number 10 has insisted neither the NHS, nor a watering down of animal welfare or food hygiene standards, will be up for discussion in trade negotiations, against a backdrop of concerns over chlorinated chicken and the fate of the national health service.

PM: EU clearly still thinks UK parliament might block Brexit

PM: EU clearly still thinks UK parliament might block Brexit Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the European Union "clearly still thinks that there is a possibility parliament will block Brexit". Mr Johnson said: "At the moment it is absolutely true that our friends and partners are a bit negative ... but I think we'll get there. "I think there is a real sense now that something needs to be done with this backstop. "We think there's a big opportunity now for everybody to come together, take out that backstop and then... in the course of the negotiations on the free trade deal...

Mr Johnson will also make clear his view of the importance on delivering on climate change goals set out in the 2016 Paris Agreement. “The UK should use its position in the G 7 , on the UN Security Council and the international financial institutions to promote policies to tackle the climate emergency

Boris Johnson will tell the US President they need to strike the 'right deal ' as they have breakfast on the Prime Minister to warn Trump that NHS is off the table for trade talks tomorrow. During his first meeting with Mr Trump as Prime Minister, Mr Johnson is expected to say he will not allow the

While a broad free trade agreement - or at least a series of smaller deal - with the US are seen as a major post-Brexit prize, as the British side is adamant it wants to secure the right deal rather than a quick agreement.

A Government spokesman said: 'Of course we want to move quickly, but we want to get the right deal that works for both sides.'

Boris Johnson will tell Donald Trump that the NHS is off the table in post-Brexit US-UK trade deal as he makes his debut on the world stage at the G7 summit in France © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The Prime Minister is to warn Donald Trump that the NHS and animal welfare standards will not be on the table in trade talks when they meet

And No 10 officials have privately ordered that 'measures affecting the NHS cannot under any circumstances form part of an agreement.'

Meanwhile senior Trump administration officials are said to be 'very enthusiastic' about the prospect of a trade deal and want to make progress quickly.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes his debut on the global stage at the G 7 summit this weekend, where all eyes will be on his chumminess with US President Donald Trump . The summit in France opens on Saturday, the one-month anniversary of the gaffe-prone Brexit cheerleader and former

Boris Johnson also expected to discuss Iran with Donald Trump at summit in Biarritz. Britain will continue to be an “energetic partner” to its international allies after Brexit , Boris Johnson has said, as he prepared to fly to Biarritz for the G 7 summit – his first major appearance on the world stage as

Mr Johnson is also set to use the summit as stage to project Britain's position as a world power, particularly in light of recent comments by French President Emmanuel Macron that Brexit would represent an 'historic vassalisation' for the UK.

Mr Johnson said yesterday: 'Some people question the democratic decision this country has made, fearing that we will retreat from the world.

'Some think Britain's best days are behind us.

'To those people I say: you are gravely mistaken.'

He said Britain would 'never flinch from the special responsibilities that go with being a pillar and an architect of the international system.'

Boris Johnson will tell Donald Trump that the NHS is off the table in post-Brexit US-UK trade deal as he makes his debut on the world stage at the G7 summit in France © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited During his first meeting with Mr Trump as Prime Minister, Mr Johnson is expected to say he will not allow the NHS to be opened up to US firms as part of a trade deal. Mr Trump sparked controversy when he suggested this during his state visit in June

The summit will also bring Mr Johnson' first face-to-face meeting with European Council president Donald Tusk, at which the Prime Minister will spell out his absolute commitment to getting the UK out of the European Union on October 31.

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Boris Johnson 's baptism of fire has left him squeezed and increasingly isolated on the one side by European partners and on the other by a temptation For Trump , somebody is only his best friend as long as he or she does exactly what he wants. And despite the perceived closer alignment between

Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make his debut on the international stage this weekend, at the G 7 summit of President Trump , a self-declared friend of Johnson , is somebody who he will have to keep on-side during potentially divisive negotiations about a post - Brexit trade deal .

He is also set to tell Mr Tusk he must reopen talks over the Irish backstop.

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It follows talks with Angela Merkel on Wednesday and Mr Macron on Thursday after which the Prime Minister said the 'mood music' was positive.

But, he added, getting the changes he wants to the Withdrawal Agreement would not be easy and he was 'telling people not to hold their breath' for a breakthrough.

The Times reported senior Johnson aide Dominic Cummings had warned officials Mrs Merkel would not be Britain's 'saviour' on a Brexit deal, noting she had failed to come to the aid of David Cameron or Theresa May.

Issues on the agenda at the G7 include the global economy, tackling inequality and responding to the challenges of the digital age and the rise of artificial intelligence.

Mr Macron has also called for leaders to address the destruction in the Amazon, telling the G7 'our house is burning'.

Tusk and Johnson clash over who will be to blame in case of no-deal Brexit

Tusk and Johnson clash over who will be to blame in case of no-deal Brexit The pair are due to hold face-to-face talks at the G7 summit in Biarritz on Sunday. © Dylan Martinez Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrives in Biarritz, France, for the annual G7 summit. But speaking on the plane to Biarritz, the Prime Minister shot back by suggesting that failure to reach a Brexit agreement would also reflect badly on Mr Tusk. Tomorrow I meet PM @BorisJohnson. I hope that he will not like to go down in history as “Mr. No Deal”.

DONALD Trump and Boris Johnson will agree a roadmap to a trade deal when they meet at the Mr Johnson and the US President will then shake hands on the plan when they meet in New York in Earlier this month the US president hailed the "fantastic" post - Brexit trade deal between Britain

Mr Johnson and Trump will shake hands on the plan when they meet at New York’s UN General Assembly towards the end of September. After a phone call earlier this week, Trump tweeted: “Great discussion with Prime Minister Boris Johnson today. “ We talked about Brexit and how we can move

Boris Johnson will tell Donald Trump that the NHS is off the table in post-Brexit US-UK trade deal as he makes his debut on the world stage at the G7 summit in France © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Boris Johnson will reaffirm Britain's place at the top table of world powers this weekend in Biarritz, after French President Emmanuel MAcron (pictured) said Brexit would represent an 'historic vassalisation' for the UK

Mr Johnson said: 'My message to G7 leaders this week is this: the Britain I lead will be an international, outward-looking, self-confident nation.

'We will be an energetic partner on the world stage. We will stand alongside our G7 allies to solve the most pressing international issues.

'As a family of nation-states we must reaffirm our core beliefs. Universal values, underpinned by democracy, serve to deliver global prosperity.

'Britain will never flinch from the special responsibilities that go with being a pillar and an architect of the international system.'

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Meanwhile, President Trump is expected to raise his opposition to a digital services tax on US technology firms including Google, Facebook and Amazon, which the UK is due to introduce next year.

Mr Johnson will tell the President he plans to push ahead with the levy, which is is planning to make law.

The Daily Mail revealed yesterday how the two leaders, who have a strong rapport and speak regularly on the phone, will use the meeting to agree to start work on a negotiations timetable.

Johnson starts first international summit by arguing with Tusk

Johnson starts first international summit by arguing with Tusk Boris Johnson has sought to place the blame for a potential no-deal Brexit at the feet of the Europeans as he touched down in Biarritz for his first global summit as UK prime minister. The newly appointed Mr Johnson told reporters he didn't want a no-deal but said the Irish backstop had to be removed from the withdrawal agreement in order to avoid that outcome. "As I made absolutely clear, I don't want a no-deal Brexit but I say to our EU friends if they don't want no-deal they have got to get rid of the backstop from the treaty," he said in a briefing to journalists on his prime ministerial aeroplane.

BORIS Johnson is set to meet Donald Trump for the first time as world leaders - as the pair have " We have a great relationship." And he put pressure on the EU to act too, saying they'd been The PM will face his first international test on the world stage when he meets President Trump along

Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes his debut on the global stage at the G 7 summit this weekend, where all eyes will be on his chumminess with US President Donald Trump . "What we 'll make of this is whether Boris Johnson manages to be a different person on the world stage than he managed as

They will then shake hands on the plan when they meet in New York in the last week of September at the UN General Assembly.

With Mr Trump at odds with the rest of the G7 over so many international issues, the last gathering in Canada ended in a row with the US President disowning the joint communique agreed at the meeting.

To avoid that happening again, as the host leader Mr Macron has said there will be no final communique, arguing that no one reads the statements anyway.

Boris Johnson will tell Donald Trump that the NHS is off the table in post-Brexit US-UK trade deal as he makes his debut on the world stage at the G7 summit in France © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited French police officers prepare to fire teargas toward anti-G-7 activist near a tent camp near Hendaye, France Friday, August 23. Protesters have set up camp on both sides of the border between France and Spain ahead of this year's G-7 summit of the world's major industrialized nation

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said: 'The UK should use its position in the G7, on the UN Security Council and the international financial institutions to promote policies to tackle the climate emergency and that are proven to reduce inequality and improve lives around the world, including universal healthcare, education and social security.

'Instead, this weekend we'll see the ugly spectacle of our Prime Minister pursuing his Trump First policy, putting us at the mercy of a US administration that threatens peace, prosperity and the future of our planet.'

Mr Johnson has been secretly lobbying for George Osborne to become the next head of the International Monetary Fund.

The PM put the former chancellor's name forward during a phone conversation with President Trump this week. But Downing Street is thought to be expecting the bid to be unsuccessful. The IMF's head Christine Lagarde is stepping down next month.

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