Brexit negotiations: Barnier holds trade agreements with London is unlikely

A trade agreement with the United Kingdom, according to evaluation of EU-negotiator, Michel Barnier, currently unlikely. This Barnier said on Thursday, accordin

Brexit negotiations: Barnier holds trade agreements with London is unlikely

A trade agreement with the United Kingdom, according to evaluation of EU-negotiator, Michel Barnier, currently unlikely. This Barnier said on Thursday, according to the latest Brexit Negotiations of the two sides in London. The EU representatives on the ground that the British refusal to accept clauses for fair competition and a balanced fisheries agreements. The European Union will endeavour yet further to an agreement. The British negotiator David Frost held such as Barnier, that there had also been in the most recent round of Negotiations in London, hardly any significant progress. It was unfortunately clear that there are going to be in July, there was no understanding on the principles of an agreement more.

Barnier spoke of some constructive discussions. However, in the case of the two most important points for the EU there is absolutely no progress: namely, the same conditions of competition – the so-called Level Playing Field – and in the case of the fisheries. Frost emphasized these two points. The points of view of the EU with the role of great Britain as an independent country compatible.

Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 12:20

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