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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said on Friday that they expect the European Union to honour commitments on exports restrictions of COVID-19 vaccines, as reported by Reuters.

“Putting in place vaccine export restrictions endangers global efforts to fight the virus,” the spokesman added.

Market reaction

These comments don’t seem to be having a significant impact on market sentiment. As of writing, the UK’s FTSE 100 Index was up 0.36% on the day at 6,674. Meanwhile, the GBP/USD pair was down 0.15% at 1.3815.