Britain is in a hurry to get Brexit talks to envelop trade. Not so fast, the European Union says.Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is issuing on Tuesday its third position paper in two days on how it sees its future relationship with Europe. The latest details focus on civil judicial cooperation — covering disputes from cross-border business to divorce and child custody — ahead of a much-anticipated document Wednesday on the role of the EU Court of Justice.The aim is the same: rebut criticism from the EU that the U.K. is unclear about what it wants and pressure its divorce partner into discussing commerce.The U.K. returns from the summer break with a strategy to force a conversation on the future much sooner than the EU wants. The release of a flurry of policy specifics seeks to demonstrate that Britain has thought things through as it builds the case that the myriad issues are complex and interconnected enough to require trade to be part of the mix.
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