Negotiators are meeting in Brussels this weekend ahead of a Sunday deadline called by the European Parliament.
Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen have until Sunday to reach a deal after Brexit trade deal talks stalled.
The European Commission President says the EU is ready to be 'creative' during 'these decisive days' in talks with the UK, but will not jeopardise the integrity of the Single Market.
Britain's prime minister and the president of the European Commission will discuss the relationship between the UK and EU after 2020.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga made the pledge in his first address to the Japanese parliament.
Brussels is launching new joint procurements for testing and medical equipment for vaccination as a second wave of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic unfurls across the bloc.