And of course, we would want to hold them to that undertaking," Raab
said while addressing an Oral Questions session which opened with a series of questions related to the Kashmir issue.
"Our discussions will build on the momentum of the positive G7 talks on Iran as we seek to de-escalate tensions," Raab
said in the statement ahead of the meeting.
Speaking ahead of his visit Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab
The signing of the trade partnership comes just days after Mr Raab
met with President Donald Trump in Washington.
said "the backstop, certainly in its current form, is undemocratic and it's something that will have to be removed."
said US President Donald Trump indicated a "huge appetite" for signing a free trade deal with Britain once it has left the EU.
The decision to invite Mr Raab
into the Oval Office for an unscheduled meeting will be seen as a sign the president is keen to repair relations with the UK after they soured in the dying days of Theresa May's premiership.
In a brief statement, Mr Raab
said: "I was delighted to meet the president and the vice president on my first visit to Washington as Foreign Secretary.
In the letter, Mr Bradshaw told Mr Raab
: "Your pronouncements since taking the job just a few days ago risk bringing this great office of state into disrepute.
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also urged Western allies not to engage in a a 'geopolitical EU versus US tussle' over plans for competing naval missions in the Persian Gulf to protect shipping.