EU-UK ties prove too important to lose as Brexit t

2022-04-05
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Among European leaders on Thursday evening there was little sign of the open rejoicing that could be heard in Downing Street, as capitals digested the historic EU-UK trade deal forged following nine months of negotiations.

Micheál Martin, Irish premier, put it bluntly, saying that there was no such thing as a good Brexit for his country but that the outcome was the “least bad version” possible under the circumstances. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, who earlier announced the deal, spoke of a “difficult day for some” as she expressed relief at the conclusion of talks.

The muted response reflected a recognition that the EU had lost one of its most influential and economically significant members, as the government of UK prime minister Boris Johnson acted on the 2016 referendum result by replacing deep integration with the EU with a far more limited relationship.

EU leaders did not want Brexit in the first placeThe changing times., with Thierry Bretonpublishedepoch, EU internal market commissioner, even calling it “a tragedy”s partly due t. But once the UK’s departure was a fait accomplit work from home will also become eligible., leaders including French president Emmanuel Macron were anxious to maintain close commercial and security ties with their neighbour over the Channel and the North Sea.a non-starter,?

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