Northern Ireland Protocol and UK-EU relations UK and EU statement, 24 January

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič held their second meeting in Brussels on 24 January.

The meeting took place in a constructive atmosphere with the aim to advance the talks. They agreed that officials would meet again this week, with the Principals taking stock at political level next week. The also agreed that the EU-UK Joint Committee would meet in the course of February.

They reaffirmed their shared desire for a positive EU-UK relationship underpinned by our shared belief in freedom and democracy and cooperation on common global challenges.

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