EU chief responds in final hours to Boris Johnson’s request for Brussels to seal deal Brexit news – latest updatesMichel Barnier has sought to break the deadlock in what he described as the final “few hours” of the post-Brexit trade talks with a new proposal on EU fishing access in British waters, after Boris Johnson called on Brussels to move to seal a deal.After meetings with aides to the EU’s heads of state and government and fisheries ministers, Barnier was locked in late night discussions with the UK negotiators led by David Frost, at what the EU’s chief negotiator described as a “moment of truth”. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/dec/18/barnier-fishing-row-obstacle-final-hours-brexit-talks
Author : Daniel Boffey in Brussels and Heather Stewart in London
Publish date : 2020-12-18 18:04:28
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