After a meeting on Saturday 5 December, the British Prime Minister and the President of the European Commission announced that talks between the United Kingdom and the European Union will resume Sunday in Brussels.
“The conditions for an agreement are not met”
After a week of intensive negotiations in London, the post-Brexit remain deadlocked. British and EU negotiators said on Friday evening that “the conditions for an agreement are not met due to significant differences”. They agreed to make a “pause”.
Discussions must continue
The head of the British government, Boris Johnson, and the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, met on Saturday to try to end the blockage. At the end of their discussions, they announced the resumption of negotiations in Brussels this Sunday, December 6.
A “extra effort must be made” by negotiators
Three points still block the conclusion of an agreement: competition, the dispute settlement mechanism and fisheries. In a joint statement sent by Downing Street, the two leaders said that despite the differences, a “extra effort must be made” by negotiators to determine if these can be “resolved”.
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