UK's Truss says to speak to EU about Northern Ireland Protocol on Tuesday

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    British Conservative Party politician (born 1975)

LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said she would speak to European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic on Tuesday about post-Brexit difficulties over trade between Britain and Northern Ireland.

Truss was appointed Britain's lead negotiator with the EU on the so-called Northern Ireland Protocol on Sunday following the resignation of Brexit minister David Frost.

"I want a comprehensive solution that delivers for the people of Northern Ireland and everyone across our great country," Truss said on Twitter.

(Reporting by Kylie MacLellan. Editing by Andrew MacAskill)

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