The UK believes post-Brexit trade talks are “finished”, Downing Street said on Friday. Only a change of position on the part of the Europeans could bring London back to the negotiating table.
“From our point of view, the trade negotiations are over. The EU has de facto ended them and it will only be worth talking to each other if there is a fundamental change in the EU’s position,” he told the Commission. press spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Discussions between London and the 27 on Brexit “stumble on everything, everything!”, Well beyond fishing, regretted Emmanuel Macron on Friday after the threat of “no deal” brandished by Boris Johnson.
An agreement on the post-Brexit trade relationship requires “efforts, in particular from the United Kingdom”, he insisted, saying that the United Kingdom “needs an agreement even more than we do”.
“The problem is far from being just fishing, it is much more fundamental”, he replied to a journalist who asked him if he was ready for a failure of the EU-London negotiations because of the blockage on the peach.