Emmanuel Macron isolated by EU leaders scrambling to rescue Brexit talks

EMMANUEL Macron was last night left isolated by EU leaders scrambling to rescue Brexit talks from the brink of collapse. Influential figures, including Angela Merkel, vowed to compromise over a free-trade deal.

Their climbdown came after Boris Johnson warned he will walk away from talks unless Brussels makes a “fundamental change in approach”.

EU leaders, led by the French president, infuriated Downing Street when they refused to intensify the negotiations and insisted the Prime Minister agreed to a trade-off.

But the German chancellor insisted the bloc is “ready to compromise”, including on access to Britain’s fishing waters and a demand for common...
source: Express

2020-10-17 11:29
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