US-UK trade talks to resume via video conference, official says

US-UK trade talks to resume via video conference, official says
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Trade talks between the U.S. and the U.K. will begin Tuesday through video conferencing, a spokesperson for the Office of the United States Trade Representative confirmed to The Hill.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman also told reporters on Monday that the talks would resume.

“Both sides have expressed their willingness to make progress as quickly as possible, so we look forward to a constructive two weeks of talks,” Johnson's spokesman said, according to Reuters.

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“We want to strike an ambitious free trade agreement with our biggest single trading partner.”

The U.K. left the European Union earlier this year and is now negotiating trading terms with major world partners.

Updated at 2:15 p.m.