Donald Tusk responds to claims by No 10 source that EU is willing to ‘torpedo the Good Friday agreement’Latest Brexit news – live updatesBoris Johnson appears to be giving up on hopes of a new Brexit deal with the EU after speaking to the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, triggering an angry response from Brussels that he is trying to play a “stupid blame game” over the near-collapse of talks.A row erupted after Johnson and Merkel spoke on Tuesday morning, with a No 10 source briefing that the chancellor’s demands for Northern Ireland to remain in a customs union made a deal look “essentially impossible not just now but ever”. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/oct/08/boris-johnson-ready-to-give-up-on-brexit-deal
Author : Rowena Mason, Daniel Boffey in Brussels Philip Oltermann in Berlin and Rory Carroll in Dublin
Publish date : 2019-10-08 11:56:27
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