5 days Fair trade rules needed for Brext, Britain told Manilatimes |Biz
BRUSSELS: European leaders on Thursday (Friday in Manila) demanded Britain urgently give ground on fair trade rules to unblock stalled post-Brexit negotiations, angering London and putting the fate of the talks in jeopardy. The 27 bloc leaders arrived for a summit in Brussels expressing cautious optimism but, in their written conclusions, urged the EU and its member states to step up preparations for a chaotic “no deal” exit. Their calls for urgency were balanced however by an invitation that Britain keep talking next week in London and in Brussels the week after that. “As of tomorrow I will be ... more