Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles with a call for both sides to look forward to a new chapter in their relationship. Top EU officials signed the Brexit trade deal on Wednesday. The treaties struck on December. The 24th will preserve Britain's tariff and quota free access to the European Union's 450 million consumers against a backdrop of European Union flags. You commission President Ursula von the Lion on You Council president Charl Michelle signed the agreement. The text was then sent off to London on a British Royal Air Force plane for Prime Minister Boris Johnson to add his signature. The British Parliament will also debate and is expected to pass the deal. One copy of the agreement is to be returned to Brussels, their copy bearing the blocks Golden Stars on the blue leather folder. Britain formally left the you nearly a year ago. The new partnership will regulate ties from January, the first on everything from trade to transport energy links to fishing after both sides have signed.