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  • https://www.ft.com/content/a263d2c6-e13e-11e9-9743-db5a370481bc

    Trump administration considers ban on Chinese listings in US
    Measure is one option as advisers debate expanding trade war into capital markets


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    James Politi in Washington and Peter Wells and Colby Smith in New York 47 MINUTES AGOPrint this page0 The White House is weighing a plan to stop Chinese companies listing on US exchanges in a move that would take its trade war with China to Wall Street. President Donald Trump’s advisers are exploring steps to limit financial investments between the US and China, according to people briefed on the plans. Other options include curbing the ability of US government pension funds to buy Chinese equities. Beijing is preparing to mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China with a national celebration next week and is due to have new trade talks with the US in October. A widening of the US-China economic conflict into the arena of capital markets has long been pushed by hawks in Washington, particularly Marco Rubio, the Republican senator from Florida, and like-minded officials within the administration. But it has been resisted by other Trump advisers who fear that it could deal a fresh blow to markets and undermine investor confidence. As of February this year, 156 Chinese companies with a total market capitalisation of $1.2tn were listed on the biggest US stock exchanges, according to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, with at least 11 of them being state-owned. The administration’s move, which was first reported by Bloomberg, prompted a sharp fall in the shares of New York-listed Chinese companies and a weakening of the renminbi. Recommended Asia-Pacific economy Asia’s emerging economies are winning US-China trade war Shortly after the report, Alibaba shares were down 4 per cent and Baidu dropped 2 per cent. The depository receipts of Tencent and online retailer JD.com were down 2 per cent and 3 per cent, respectively. China’s renminbi, traded in offshore foreign exchange markets outside the mainland, weakened by as much as 0.4 per cent, a sizeable move for the currency, but tempered that decline to be 0.2 per cent softer at 7.14 per US dollar at 1pm New York time. After a flurry of tariff escalations rattled markets in August, US and Chinese officials have been exploring ways to reduce tensions ahead of next month’s new round of talks. US and Japan announce details of new trade deal Potential capital markets restrictions by the US would come in the wake of China’s decision this month to scrap caps on foreign investors’ purchases of domestic stocks and bonds. Action by the Trump administration could therefore stymie the potential flow of international capital into the Asian country. “If this most extreme retaliation takes place, we will see the potential for additional escalation,” said Cesar Rojas, Citigroup global economist. “This is another negotiation strategy. It is showing what would be the cost of not co-operating with the US and not giving in to concessions.” If the US decides to proceed, designing the specific measures to restrict Chinese access to US capital markets will not be simple, and could be challenged. “I don't think it's as simple as turning off the spigot,” said Patrick Healy, chief executive of Issuer Network, a listings consultant. “The exchange has to cite why the company is being delisted and the company gets a chance to contest the delisting.”
    据说上周就开始传闻
     

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    https://www.cnbc.com/2019/10/11/trump-says-us-has-come-to-a-substantial-phase-one-deal-with-china.html

    Trump says US has come to a substantial phase one deal with China

    KEY POINTS


    • The U.S. has come to a “very substantial phase one deal” with China in the high-stakes trade negotiations between the two economic superpowers, President Donald Trump said Friday.
    • “Phase two will start almost immediately” after the first phase is signed, Trump said in the Oval Office alongside Chinese Vice Premier Liu He.
    • Both sides in the long-running talks, which resumed at the top level this week, have signaled optimism about coming to an agreement of some sort in the near future.


    The U.S. has come to a “very substantial phase one deal” with China in the high-stakes trade negotiations between the two economic superpowers, President Donald Trump said Friday.

    “Phase two will start almost immediately” after the first phase is signed, Trump said in the Oval Office alongside Chinese Vice Premier Liu He.
    The first portion of the trade deal will be written over the next three weeks, Trump said. It will address intellectual property and financial services concerns, along with purchases of about $40 to $50 billion worth of agricultural products by China, Trump said.

    It’s a “tremendous deal for the farmers,” Trump said.


    President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Liu He, China’s vice premier, during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Oct. 11, 2019.
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    Asked what changed between these trade negotiations and prior discussions — talks broke down in May, for instance, leading to a sharp rise in tensions and the imposition of tariffs on billions’ worth of goods — Trump said it’s because this deal is “bigger.”

    Liu, asked the same question by CNBC, summed up the difference as “cooperation.”



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    Asked what changed btwn April - the last time Pres Trump said deal was four weeks away - Trump said it’s bc this deal is “bigger.”

    The Vice Premier, also asked to comment on what changed, did not interrupt Pres. Trump but leaned back in his chair and said to me: “Cooperation.”

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin also announced the Oval Office that the White House has scrapped a new round of tariffs on imports of Chinese goods, which were set to go into effect Oct. 15.




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    “We have a fundamental understanding of the key issues, but there is more work to do,” Mnuchin said, CNBC’s Eamon Javers reported.

    Mnuchin even said that the U.S. will be evaluating whether to rescind its decision in August to designate China a “currency manipulator.”

    There’s still “more work” to do, Mnuchin cautioned, but “we’ve made a lot of progress over the last two days.”



    Both sides in the long-running talks, which resumed at the top level this week, have signaled optimism about coming to an agreement of some sort in the near future.

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 300 points on the day.

    Earlier Friday, Trump said in a tweet that Washington and Beijing are sharing “warmer feelings” during this round of talks than in the “recent past.”

    The president later assured that “When the deal is fully negotiated, I sign it myself on behalf of our Country. Fast and Clean!”

    One of the great things about the China Deal is the fact that, for various reasons, we do not have to go through the very long and politically complex Congressional Approval Process. When the deal is fully negotiated, I sign it myself on behalf of our Country. Fast and Clean!


    David Dollar, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, told CNBC that “the two sides are not discussing a trade treaty that requires congressional approval.”

    “It is a more informal agreement in which China will undertake to do certain things such as buy U.S. agricultural products and the administration will undertake not to follow through with the next rounds of tariffs. Since those tariffs do not require congressional approval, the administration can postpone or cancel without that approval,” Dollar said.
     

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    We have ships, they have ships.

    We have planes, they have planes.

    But stupid things could happen
     

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    Peter Navarro: USMCA is more important than a deal with China


     

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    https://business.financialpost.com/pmn/business-pmn/usmca-advocates-see-impeachment-as-leverage-to-pass-trade-deal

    USMCA Advocates See Impeachment as Leverage to Pass Trade Deal

    (Bloomberg) — U.S. companies and trade groups that want lawmakers to approve a new trade pact with Mexico and Canada are making the unusual bet that the impeachment drama in Washington could actually help get the deal through Congress.Industry coalitions and smaller firms have increased their lobbying in recent weeks in a bid to get the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement ratified before the presidential race heats up early next year. Yet, while that timetable would put the USMCA squarely in the path of the intensifying impeachment probe of Donald Trump, deal supporters say they see that as a potential advantage.

    They’re wagering that House Democrats led by Speaker Nancy Pelosi will want to show voters that the party can still do other business while investigating the president. That would blunt criticism from Trump and Republican allies who have faulted Pelosi and Democrats for focusing too much on impeachment.

    “As we get deeper and deeper down the rabbit hole of impeachment, the speaker is going to have to demonstrate that the Democratic majority in the House can continue to move legislation — and this, I believe, is the lowest-hanging fruit,” said Phil Cox, co-chairman of Trade Works for America, a coalition of companies and organizations that represent farmers, ranchers, automakers and others.

    It’s up to Pelosi to decide when the pact gets a vote. While she has said she wants to “get to yes,” she hasn’t committed to a timetable as a Democratic working group meets with the White House officials to amend provisions on the environment, labor rights, drug-patent protections and overall enforcement of the pact.

    The trade groups say they think the renegotiated deal could win support from both political parties.

    Even though Democrats may be reluctant to hand the president a victory, many will be motivated to show voters they can make progress on kitchen-table issues, he said.

    “Considering what a rambunctious time it is here in Washington, we’re optimistic that this will happen,” Murphy added. “The gaps have been narrowed very considerably, and a lot of the many different actors in this town have their own compelling reasons to move forward on this.”Murphy pointed out that meetings have intensified between U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and the Democratic working group. He said he thinks the parties are potentially close with a “very serious objective” to get a handshake agreement before the House goes on recess from Friday until Nov. 12. Legislative text for a vote could follow shortly the lawmakers return, he said.

    The USMCA would replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, which has been in place since 1994. The USMCA Coalition says that U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico supports 12 million American jobs and reached almost $1.3 trillion in 2017.

    Murphy said the chamber has facilitated more visits by businesses and associations to Capitol Hill to meet with lawmakers about the USMCA than any other issue, including 14 of the so-called fly-ins since Labor Day alone. It broadcast television ads in Michigan and New Mexico last week to encourage voters to call their representatives to support the USMCA, with spots continuing elsewhere as part of a six-figure campaign. The group has targeted about 100 Democratic members for outreach, especially freshmen lawmakers.The bipartisan Trade Works for America is focusing on 45 congressional districts in 21 states with Democratic members where Trump won in 2016 or are very competitive, Cox said. The group is seeking to double the 300,000 contacts it’s made with voters within the next 45 days, urging them to call or write their representative to support USMCA.

    Even smaller businesses are adding their voices. Two executives from North Carolina-based Kontoor Brands Inc., which produces Wrangler and Lee apparel, came to Washington last week to meet with about a dozen Democratic House members and staff to urge them to pass the USMCA before Thanksgiving.The company is telling lawmakers that jobs in their district would be at risk without a trade deal, because the company has 75 U.S. suppliers that employ about 75,000 workers, many of whom make zippers and other components for jeans produced at the company’s Mexican facilities. Scott Deitz, vice president for corporate relations, said Kontoor has also offered to help arrange meetings between the suppliers and their representatives.

    “We’re not important enough of a company to boil the ocean, but what we can do is partner with our suppliers in a way where we might be able to punch above our weight a little bit,” Dietz said.

    If Pelosi brings USMCA to the floor, there should be enough votes to pass it, said Joe Crowley, a former 10-term Democratic representative from New York who is honorary co-chairman of the Pass USMCA Coalition, a separate effort of business groups.

    While some Democrats won’t vote for the pact under any circumstances, others are working to put their imprint on it by making changes — something that hadn’t happened before this year, he said.

    “Is this the greatest trade agreement since sliced bread? No, it’s not,” Crowley said. “But there’s no such thing as a perfect agreement.”

    While Trump has been tweeting about “do nothing Democrats” and “Nervous Nancy Pelosi” taking too long to act on USMCA, other members of the administration have saying positive things about one of the president’s favorite nemeses.

    There is “considerable positive momentum” for passage before the end of the year, in part because of how Pelosi has handled negotiations, Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow said during an Oct. 22 speech at an infrastructure forum in Washington.

    “I know that President Trump has his political differences with Speaker Pelosi,” Kudlow said. “But I will also say that Speaker Pelosi on USMCA has been cooperative, and accommodative and accessible.”
     

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    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/china-us-sign-trade-deal-131904931.html

    China, US to sign trade deal on Nov. 17 in win for Trump


    Zhang Zhicheng, director of the Intellectual Property Protection Department of the Intellectual Property Office, promised "strict protection, protection, protection, and protection" of the innovations U.S. companies bring when they do business in China. Zhang's office will enforce penalties against companies found to have lifted U.S. intellectual property, he said.

    The announcement adds to a drumbeat of market-opening promises by the communist government, which is trying to make China's cooling, state-dominated economy more productive.

    Beijing also will ease restrictions on foreign competitors in some newly opened finance businesses, the Commerce Ministry said.

    Complaints about Beijing's technology ambitions helped to spark its tariff war with President Donald Trump.

    TRUMP: US-CHINA TRADE DEAL'S PHASE ONE AHEAD OF SCHEDULE

    Trade negotiators are working out details of an Oct. 11 agreement under which President Donald Trump delayed a planned tariff hike on Chinese imports. Trump said Beijing agreed to buy more American farm goods in exchange, though China has yet to confirm details of its commitment.

    Business groups welcomed the agreement as a possible step to breaking a deadlock in the 15-month-old conflict, though the two sides have yet to report progress on their core disputes over Beijing's trade surplus and technology policies.

    Those include complaints from Washington, Europe and other trading partners that Chinese development plans are based in part on stealing or pressuring companies to hand over technology.

    Authorities will be banned from "explicitly or implicitly" pressuring companies to give up technology, said a ministry official, Ye Wei.

    CHINA SAYS PART OF PHASE ONE TRADE DEAL WITH US 'BASICALLY COMPLETED'

    That pledge, if carried out, builds on a law enacted in March that prohibits use of "administrative tools" to force companies to give up industrial secrets. Business groups said that might leave officials free to use other leverage.

    "Administrative organs may not implicitly or explicitly force the transfer of technology by foreign investors or foreign-invested enterprises," Ye said.

    That still leaves open the question of foreign companies that are required to work through joint ventures with Chinese partners. For such ventures to function, the foreign partner often must hand over technology or teach a potential competitor how to develop its own.

    China is trying to appeal to foreign companies, some of which have postponed or shifted investments to other countries out of concern about the impact of U.S. and Chinese tariff hikes.

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    A ministry statement also promised to "eliminate all restrictions on the scope of business" of foreign banks, securities companies and fund managers. It pledged to "remove the requirement on total assets" for establishing a foreign-owned bank."We will move faster to open finance industries," said a deputy commerce minister, Wang Shouwen.

    Wang gave no details, but business groups say high requirements for capital might keep foreign investors out of Chinese financial industries. They say restrictions on licensing and operations also might discourage potential competitors.

    Beijing has issued a series of market-opening promises over the past two years including abolishing limits on foreign ownership of companies in auto manufacturing, securities, banking, insurance and futures trading.

    Full foreign ownership of futures traders will be allowed as of Jan. 1, followed by mutual fund companies on April 1 and securities firms on Dec. 1. Until now, foreign investors have been limited to owning 51% of such businesses.
     

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    七宗罪和三段论 ---彼得纳瓦罗

    US-China trade accord will require three phases: White House adviser

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-navarro/us-china-trade-accord-will-require-three-phases-white-house-adviser-idUSKBN1XB54S

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and China are on a good path to complete the first part of a trade agreement, but two additional phases will be needed to address all of China’s “structural deadly sins,” White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday.

    Navarro told Fox Business Network the linchpin of the agreement was an enforcement mechanism that would allow the United States to impose tariffs for any violations of the agreement, without fear of retaliation by Beijing.

    “We’re going to need three phases of the deal to deal with all the seven ... structural deadly sins of China,” he said.

    U.S. and Chinese officials on Friday said they had made good progress toward finalizing a “phase one” trade agreement after nearly 16 months of tariffs that have slowed global growth.
     

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    https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/08/trump-says-he-has-not-agreed-to-roll-back-tariffs-on-china-after-week-of-trade-optimism.html

    撤消关税, 分阶段撤消关税? 八字里没有半撇

    Trump says he has not agreed to roll back tariffs on China, after week of trade optimism
    PUBLISHED FRI, NOV 8 20199:59 AM ESTUPDATED 10 MIN AGO

    President Donald Trump said Friday he has not agreed to scrap tariffs on Chinese goods, dampening hopes about a coming resolution to a jarring trade conflict.

    “They’d like to have a rollback. I haven’t agreed to anything,” he told reporters before departing the White House on his way to Georgia. “China would like to get somewhat of a rollback, not a complete rollback because they know I won’t do it.”


    Stocks fell to their session lows following Trump’s comments, as optimism had risen about the prospects of the U.S. scrapping duties.

    Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesperson Gao Feng said Thursday that negotiators from Washington and Beijing “agreed to remove the additional duties imposed on each other’s products in different phases after they make progress” in striking a trade deal, according to a CNBC translation. Gao did not specify how much of the tariffs the world’s two largest economies would revoke.

    The U.S. and China have worked to sign what the White House has described as a “phase one” trade deal. Trump hopes to resolve outstanding gripes with Beijing’s trade practices, including forced technology transfers and intellectual property theft, while securing more Chinese purchases of U.S. agricultural goods.

    The Trump administration has slapped tariffs on more than $500 billion in Chinese goods, while Beijing has put duties on about $110 billion in American products. China has pushed for the U.S. to remove tariffs, which have the potential to wreak havoc on the global economy, as part of an agreement.

    The White House declined to comment on Trump’s remarks.


    Skepticism quickly grew Thursday about China’s statement that the U.S. agreed to roll back tariffs. Some administration officials and outside advisors opposed the prospect of scrapping duties, worrying it would reduce American leverage in ongoing talks, Reuters reported.

    On Thursday night, Trump trade advisor Peter Navarro also denied the reports. He told Fox Business Network that “the only person who can make [the decision to roll back tariffs] is Donald J. Trump.”

    Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have looked for a venue to sign the first piece of the trade deal. They had planned to sign the agreement at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference in Chile later this month, before that country’s president canceled the event due to protests.

    On Friday, Trump said he and his Chinese counterpart would sign the first part of the deal in the United States. He has previously suggested the sides could meet in Iowa for the signing.
     

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    关税不关税的只是手段。 帮美国公司把资金设备人员安全地敦刻而刻大撤退,为美加墨大工业园区加速建设才是最终的目的。大家都是拖, 不过永远是买方说了算。
     

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    前众议院议长金里奇, no deal is the best deal!

    对土共中国的言而无信忍无可忍
    美国公司应该把生产力全部撤出中国

     

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    前众议院议长金里奇, no deal is the best deal!

    对土共中国的言而无信忍无可忍
    美国公司应该把生产力全部撤出中国

    呵呵。赶紧滚,别说话不算话
     

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    这是我2018年6月份做的判断,

    现在看来, 川普的500亿是诱低深入之招,而且他算准了中国必然回应这五百亿。
    那么两千亿又是什么招呢?为什么从一千亿变到两千亿了呢?我的看法仍然是诱低深入之招
    既然川普当时就想好了大打出手就怕你不打, 估计没有三军对阵分个胜负他的目标还没有达到吧

    所以现在土共的想法绝对不是要协议, 而是要让川普选不上去才是第一要务。

    因为即使美朝交恶照样有对话, 如果公平贸易, 中国没有便宜可占, 又有什么好处呢, 还不如拖到哪一天算哪一天
     

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    美企赶紧滚出中国!
    中国也长点志气,他们赖着不走,你就不能动手赶一赶吗?
     

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    https://www.bbc.com/news/election-2019-50786580

    General election 2019: Let the healing begin, urges PM after poll win

    Boris Johnson has said he hopes his party's "extraordinary" election win will bring "closure" to the Brexit debate and "let the healing begin".

    Speaking in Downing Street, he said he would seek to repay the trust placed in him by Labour supporters who had voted Conservative for the first time.

    He said he would not ignore those who opposed Brexit as he builds with Europe a partnership "of sovereign equals".

    The Tories have won a Commons majority of 80, the party's largest since 1987.

    It means the UK is heading out of the EU at the end of next month, the BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg said, with Mr Johnson's "thumping" majority allowing him to get the laws required through Parliament "in a matter of weeks".

    The Conservatives' victory in the 650th and final contest of the election - the seat of St Ives, in Cornwall - took their total number of MPs up to 365. Labour finished on 203, the SNP 48, Liberal Democrats 11 and the DUP eight.

    Sinn Fein has seven MPs, Plaid Cymru four and Northern Ireland's SDLP has two. The Green Party and NI's Alliance Party have one each.

    The Brexit Party - which triumphed in the summer's European Parliament elections - failed to win any Westminster seats.


    The Conservatives swept aside Labour in its traditional heartlands in the Midlands and the north of England and picked up seats across Wales, while holding off the Lib Dem challenge in many seats in the south of England.

    Voter turnout overall, on a cold and damp polling day, was 67.3%, which is down by 1.5% on the 2017 total.

    'Break from wrangling'
    Speaking outside No 10, Mr Johnson thanked lifelong Labour supporters who deserted Jeremy Corbyn's party and turned to the Conservatives, saying he would fulfil his pledge to take the UK out of the EU on 31 January.

    "I say thank you for the trust you have placed in us and in me and we will work round the clock to repay your trust and to deliver on your priorities with a Parliament that works for you".



    Media captionElection 2019: The story of the night as the results came in
    Mr Johnson, who earlier accepted the Queen's invitation to form a government, also addressed those who did not vote for the Conservatives and still want to remain in the EU.

    "We in this One Nation Conservative government will never ignore your good and positive feelings of warmth and sympathy towards the other nations of Europe," he said.

    Mr Johnson's focus on the one nation pitch suggests he will seek to offer policies to people beyond the Tory heartlands - more public spending, for example, after years of austerity, the BBC's political correspondent Nick Eardley said.

    He added that there is no strict definition of one nation conservatism, "but broadly, it refers to the idea the Conservative Party should act for everybody in the UK. That means policies that work for people from different economic backgrounds, from different regions and from the different nations of the UK."

    When they return to Westminster next week, MPs are due to begin the process of considering legislation paving the way for the UK to leave on 31 January. Talks about a future trade and security relationship will begin almost immediately.

    Nevertheless, Mr Johnson said the UK "deserves a break from wrangling, a break from politics and a permanent break from talking about Brexit". "I urge everyone to find closure and to let the healing begin."

    He said he would use his new-found parliamentary authority to bring the country together and "level up" opportunities, while he said he recognised that the NHS remained the "overwhelming priority" of the British people.

    The BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg said the PM's appeal for unity marked a striking change in tone to when he first became prime minister in July.



    Media captionJeremy Corbyn says he will not "walk away" from his responsibilities
    At 33%, Labour's share of the vote is down around eight points on the 2017 general election and is lower than that achieved by former leader Neil Kinnock in 1992.

    Mr Corbyn has said he will not fight another election as Labour leader and that he expects to stand down "early next year" when a successor has been chosen by the party.



    But he insisted he had done all he could, adding that he had received "more personal abuse" from the media during the campaign than any previous prime ministerial candidate.

    Senior Labour figures have sought to defend the party's strategy, arguing that many of its policies were popular but that Brexit had crowded out all other issues for many voters.

    Wes Streeting, the newly elected MP for Ilford North, said the party's "far left" manifesto had jarred with the electorate and blaming Brexit was an attempt to "kneecap" credible centrist candidates such as Keir Starmer and Emily Thornberry.

    Meanwhile, Jo Swinson has quit as Liberal Democrat leader after losing her Dunbartonshire East seat to the SNP by 149 votes.

    While she admitted her "unapologetic" pro-Remain strategy had not worked, she said she did not regret standing up for her "liberal values" and urged the party to "regroup and refresh" itself in the face of a "nationalist surge" in British politics.

    After the SNP's "overwhelming" election victory, which saw the party win 48 of Scotland's 59 seats, Nicola Sturgeon said Mr Johnson had "no right" to stand in the way of another Scottish independence referendum.

    However, the prime minister later spoke to the first minister by phone on Friday evening, with Downing Street saying he had told her he "remained opposed" to a second vote.

    Mr Johnson was also said to have insisted that the result of the 2014 referendum "should be respected" after "reiterating his unwavering commitment" to the union.
     
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