Challenges in post-Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU

Challenges in post-Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU

NDO – Post-Brexit negotiations between the UK and the European Union (EU) continued to take place in the context of disagreements between the two sides still at a fierce level with neither side willing to “go down the ladder”. Meanwhile, the British side seems to be preparing to accept a scenario of a no-deal Brexit. (Jun 30, 2020 17:23:37)

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