The pair dined on chargrilled asparagus, followed by a fillet of halibut and then a terrine of summer fruits at Number 10 on Tuesday evening, joined by “one or two” officials.
The two negotiators will be joined by their teams for further trade talks on Wednesday.
The deadline for the UK asking for an extension to the Brexit transition period ended at the end of June, meaning if a deal is not reached with Brussels by the end of the year, the UK will continue trading with the bloc afterwards on WTO terms.
The Prime Minister has been adamant that he will not allow the discussions to drag on into the autumn, arguing that British businesses and citizens need certainty on the way forward before then.
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