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VERBATIM: Scottish Brexit minister's lament

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We will continue to work with the UK government we're not clear on what they want. Exactly how they want it there's some considerable lack of clarity in the present situation has been frustrating. But we are entering into those negotiations with good faith, and we presume they are too.
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What do we do? We don't go all the way down the route saying, we'll go along with the example at WTO option which nobody knows what it will look like. There are some sectors that could be big losers. Agriculture would likely be a big sector WTO but, we don't know.
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Because, at WTO it doesn't make much intellectual sense to say that you don't want to have a trading arrangement with 28 connections, but jump straight into one which you've got 164. And all of them required to agree.