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Merkel to U.K.: EU Market Access Means Accepting Four Freedoms

  • German chancellor balks at waiving EU principles for U.K.
  • Exemption would put EU in ‘extremely difficult’ position
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I'll Give the Brexit Change People Voted for, Says May

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said full British access to the European Union’s market requires accepting the bloc’s freedom of movement and exempting the U.K. would create an “extremely difficult” precedent.

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