EU CAVES: Merkel admits ‘some movement’ on Brexit as Brussels desperately pushes for deal

EU CAVES: Merkel admits ‘some movement’ on Brexit as Brussels desperately pushes for deal

“In some places there was movement, in other places there is still a lot of work to do,” she told reporters.

“For us, it is important that Ireland can continue to live in peace, that we secure the single market, but we know that Great Britain aims for a certain measure of independence, that it is no longer member of the European Union. In this spirit we have asked Michel Barnier to continue the negotiations,” she added, with reference to the bloc’s chief negotiator.

“We have asked Great Britain to remain ready for compromise on an agreement,” Merkel added.

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Published at Thu, 15 Oct 2020 22:38:37 +0000