George Eustice has said the "UK and US will always work together" and that the two have a "very important relationship which continues".
His comments come following concerns Boris Johnson's government face an uphill battle with US President-Election Joe Biden over a post-Brexit trade deal.
But the UK Environment Secretary did add that he was looking forward to working with the US on climate change issues again, after Mr Biden promised the US would re-join the Paris agreement.
Report by Thomasl.
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