UK PM Johnson discusses Brexit in call with U.S. President Trump

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson

On Monday, Bolton will meet with UK Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill, Johnson's senior adviser Edward Lister, new Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid and Bernard Jenkin, who is a conservative member of the UK Parliament.

According to Mr Bolton, a bilateral agreement or "series of agreements" could be carved out "very quickly, very straight-forwardly".

As President Donald Trump's administration predicts the USA and the United Kingdom will be more in sync under Johnson - who has been referred to as the UK's Trump - than the countries were under former Prime Minister Theresa May, Bolton will explicitly articulate Trump administration policies and identify areas where the nations can work together, particularly when it comes to being tough on Iran and Huawei, a senior administration official explained to reporters traveling with Bolton.

Trump believes that "when it comes to trade negotiations the European Union is worse than China, only smaller", the official said.

He said the ultimate aim was a comprehensive trade deal, but highlighted that financial services could be one of the more hard industries to reach an agreement on.

"What I've always set my heart against is a crash-out and I believe that the work we're doing now will avoid that chaos and provide an orderly Brexit on October 31".

"So the objective is either one document or a series of agreements that would be comprehensive".

He said: "The message I wanted to convey on Iran, and on some other issues in which I include China, 5G, Huawei, that cluster of issues, is that the President and the US Government fully understands that in the next few days the UK Government has a singular focus on the Brexit issue, so that we are not hoping for anything on these broad and complex questions".

-British free trade agreement to soften the blow of Brexit.

Bolton is expected to urge Britain to USA -backed Iranian sanctions and to toughen its stance against Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei, according to Reuters. "There is still time left to do that but they need to come to the table as well". We just felt we owe them that. People say they are asleep but I can assure you they're highly professional and they are ready. "There will be time enough to talk, that is really all we ask for".

He said British officials had given him an unmistakable sense that they were determined to honour the 2016 referendum vote to leave the EU.

A legal challenge to prevent Boris Johnson forcing through a no-deal Brexit by suspending parliament has been allowed to proceed by the Scottish courts.

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