Now or never! Truss sets out fresh demands for EU as face-to-face confrontation due TODAY
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The Foreign Secretary is hosting the European Commission's Maros Sefcovic for two days of talks as she seeks to find a breakthrough in negotiations. It is the first time the pair will have met face to face since Ms Truss took over responsibility for Protocol discussions from Lord Frost.
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The Conservative peer quit the Government in December over disagreements with Prime Minister Boris Johnson on taxation and the cost of living crisis.
Taking over the reins, the South West Norfolk MP has set a deadline of the end of this month for a solution to be found.
Ahead of the meeting, Ms Truss said: "There is a deal to be done that protects peace in Northern Ireland, defends our Union, and maintains the integrity of the United Kingdom and EU.
"But it will require a pragmatic approach from the EU.
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