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Tim Barrow named UK envoy to EU ahead of Brexit talks

Wed Jan 04 19:41:12 EST 2017 | Al Jazeera
British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed a senior career diplomat as envoy to the European Union to replace an ambassador whose unexpected resignation rocked Brexit plans just before negotiations are due to start. Downing Street announced on Wednesday that Tim Barrow, a former ambassador to Moscow who has previously served in Brussels, would take over from Ivan Rogers as Britain heads into the talks on Brexit. Rogers, who resigned on Tuesday, sent an email to staff condemning "ill-founde..

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