Barnier refuses to tear up Theresa May's withdrawal agreement – ignores Brexiteers plea

BRUSSELS has rejected reopening the Withdrawal Agreement after a new report warned the pact risked scuppering Britain's future independence.

The European Commission insisted Boris Johnson would not be able to revisit the divorcee deal and should focus his energy on the future relationship talks. A spokesman said: “We are not renegotiating the Withdrawal Agreement. “The Withdrawal Agreement is already in force and we are now dedicating all of our efforts to agree a new partnership with the United Kingdom.”

The intervention came after the Centre for Brexit Policy published an 100-page analysis of the...
source: Express

2020-07-13 14:53
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