European negotiator for future relations with the United Kingdom, Michel Barnier, warned from London this Thursday that he is “unlikely” to join the EU given the red lines the UK government has imposed in the post-Brexit negotiations and UK reach agreement The framework for future pre-divorce relationships will be confirmed in December this year.
“The UK is currently making a trade deal unlikely due to its current refusal to accept conditions for open and fair competition and a balanced fisheries agreement,” Barnier said at a press conference in the UK capital this week to take part in a new round of talks.
British negotiator David Frost regretted that in July it will clearly not be possible to reach agreement on the key issues of the future relationship, as the parties intended, to determine whether it is possible to meet the global calendar.
Barnier has gone even further, however, and has warned that if the UK “does not move away from its positions” on key elements, the agreement will still be “very difficult” in October if the EU sees the start for the border. the legal process that enables the pact to enter into force in time to avoid a chaotic break.