Brexit warning: Barnier attacked for plotting 'blame game' if UK-EU trade deal collapses

THE European Union has been accused of "preparing its ground for the inevitable blame game" following Michel Barnier's offer to extend the Brexit transition period by up to two years as bitter trade deal talks with the UK threaten to collapse.

Britain officially left the European Union on January 31, with the focus now turning firmly to the trading relationship between the two respective sides during a series of virtual meetings brought on by the current coronavirus pandemic. The UK and EU trade talks in March - led by Boris Johnson's chief Brexit negotiator David Frost and Brussels counterpart Mr Barnier. But talks have descended into chaos, with both sides trading vicious insults over each other's negotiating strategies and...
source: Express

2020-06-05 00:47
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