Theresa May joins G20 summit to face Brexit warnings from US and Japan

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Obama tells prime minister US won’t prioritise UK trade deal while Tokyo warns of consequences for Japanese businesses

Theresa May has had a difficult start to the G20 summit as President Barack Obama said the UK would not be the priority for a US trade deal and Japan issued an unprecedented 15-page warning about the consequences of Brexit.

The prime minister had been hoping to pitch the UK as a global leader in free trade during her first major outing on the world stage at the G20 summit in Hangzhou.

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