Relations after Brexit: the EU and the UK want to new momentum for negotiations

The European Union and the United Kingdom have achieved a virtual summit meeting on Monday with no breakthrough in terms of their future partnership. Both sides

Relations after Brexit: the EU and the UK want to new momentum for negotiations

The European Union and the United Kingdom have achieved a virtual summit meeting on Monday with no breakthrough in terms of their future partnership. Both sides agreed "that a new impetus is needed," it said in a statement from both sides. Prime Minister Boris Johnson had exchanged previously with the presidents of the three EU institutions by video link. They argued to intensify the negotiations in July and to create "conducive conditions", in order to reach an agreement before the end of the year. This should include, "if possible", be an "early agreement on the principles of" any agreement underlying hardware.

Thomas Gutschker

Political correspondent for the European Union, Nato and the Benelux countries, based in Brussels.

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According to information from the F. A. Z. Johnson, known in his introductory remarks in General to the Political Declaration, which he had closed in October of last year, with the EU. He added, however, that it was a "Mini-Treaty". In contrast, the three presidents Ursula von der Leyen, Charles Michel, and David Sassoli made it clear that from their point of view, the foundations of the future partnership in the Declaration are set out.

you insisted that a trade agreement would be possible only if it snuck write fair conditions of competition, and a resilient mechanism for Conflict resolution fixed. Otherwise, the chances to ratify an agreement in the European Parliament, is very low.

Updated Date: 15 June 2020, 14:21

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