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The Brexit secretary's comments come as formal negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union are set to commence, and shortly after European Union leaders such as French president Emmanuel Macron have attempted to encourage Remain campaign diehards by saying "the door is always open" to staying.
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    At stake, in hugely complex talks that were expected to conclude by March 2019, was not just Britain's future but a western political order that would be badly shaken by a failure to reach a deal. After the initial shock of last year's Brexit vote, the bloc at 27 appears to have steadied in recent months and got a real boost with the election of new French President Emmanuel Macron in May.
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    Mr Barnier's insistence on sticking to the EU's priorities for the negotiations comes after Mr Davis appeared to soften his stance on the schedule for the talks. Barnier said after welcoming Davis that it was important to tackle uncertainties caused by Brexit . The EU's negotiating guidelines also state that ensuring there isn't a legal vacuum immediately after the United Kingdom leaves the EU should be discussed in the first stage of talks.
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    The terms of reference state "for both parties the default is transparency" and that it is for the side providing any information to state whether it should remain secret. A DUP source confirmed negotiations were "ongoing" and said they were looking to deliver "a more compassionate style of government for the whole of the UK".
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    The two sides agreed to hold four further monthly rounds of talks, with the next on July 17, on the key issues of Britain's divorce from the bloc. Both sides want transparency to be the default. Anxious by mass immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britain past year voted to end its decades-old membership of the 28-nation bloc in a shock referendum result.
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    Both EU negotiator Michel Barnier and his British counterpart David Davis said after the first negotiating session they were confident of quick progress but said major challenges lay ahead to meet the deadline of March 2019 for Britain to officially leave the bloc.
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