Brexit Bulletin—EU reviews draft treaty text as coronavirus (COVID-19) halts talks on UK-EU future relationship

Brexit Bulletin—EU reviews draft treaty text as coronavirus (COVID-19) halts talks on UK-EU future relationship

The UK and EU have confirmed that round two of the negotiations on the future UK-EU relationship will not go ahead in London next week as planned, due to the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) developments. The negotiating teams are looking at alternatives for continuing the talks remotely. Meanwhile, the European Commission has prepared a draft of its proposed future partnership agreement and shared it with the European Parliament and Council for discussion.

Source: Joint statement by EU and UK negotiators on next week's round of negotiations

For further detail, see: LNB News 13/03/2020 12.

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