Next phase of Brexit negotiations will be delayed for two months because of the UK’s refusal to discuss ‘Brexit divorce bill’

By Peter Foster
The Telegraph

Europe has warned that the next phase of Brexit negotiations will be delayed for two months because of the UK’s refusal to engage with Brussels on the so-called ‘Brexit divorce bill’, The Telegraph can reveal.

Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, made the warning in a private meeting with EU ambassadors in Brussels, according to an account of the meeting obtained by The Telegraph.

The EU has said it will not talk about trade or the UK’s future relationship with the EU until “sufficient progress” has been made over the questions of protecting citizens’ rights, the Northern Ireland border and the financial settlement.

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According to Mr Barnier’s initial timetable, the plan was for the EU to make a judgement on “sufficient progress” at the October European council, but he told EU ambassadors that this was now “very unlikely” and the deadline would slip to December.

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One Response to “Next phase of Brexit negotiations will be delayed for two months because of the UK’s refusal to discuss ‘Brexit divorce bill’”

  1. daveyone1 Says:

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