Ireland and Hungary push for Brexit deal with ‘uninterrupted’ trade in goods and services 

Ireland and Hungary will push for a Brexit deal which allows "uninterrupted" trade in goods and services during the second phase of talks, Ireland’s prime minister said on Thursday as he met his Hungarian counterpart in Budapest.

Leo Varadkar said both countries bitterly regretted the UK’s decision to quit the bloc and that they agreed the EU would be "lessened without the UK’s distinctive contribution."

But in a hint that Ireland and Hungary could become supporters of Britain during the next stage of the negotiations, he also called for a deal to be struck which would not restrict trade in goods and services after Brexit.

"We are both committed to working constructively to ensure that the agreement…

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