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EU-United Kingdom Agreement

The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020, after which it became a third country to the EU.

The EU and the UK reached an agreement on their future relationship on 24 December 2020. They formally signed the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement on 30 December 2020.

The Agreement provisionally entered into force on 1 January 2021. It is yet to be approved by the European Parliament.

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