Brexit Bulletin—'very serious' divergences remain in future UK-EU relationship negotiations

Brexit Bulletin—'very serious' divergences remain in future UK-EU relationship negotiations

In data-sf-ec-immutable="" remarks following the second week of intensive negotiations on the future UK-EU relationship, the UK and EU have reported continued deadlock on their respective red lines. EU chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, acknowledged 'very serious divergences' in level playing field, governance and fisheries, stressing 'these are essential conditions for any economic partnership'. UK chief negotiator, David Frost, similarly indicated that there remain 'wide divergences' on some core issues. Talks are expected to continue, while preparations are being urged for all scenarios at the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020 (IP completion day).

Sources:

• Organising principles for further negotiations 

 Twitter—Michel Barnier

• Twitter—David Frost 

For further detail, see: LNB News 05/11/2020 105.

 


 

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