May 23, 2024


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No-deal ‘very, quite possible,’ Boris Johnson suggests as Merkel and Macron snub him

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Boris Johnson has claimed it is “very, quite likely” that the British isles will fail to strike a trade settlement with the European Union, increasing the prospect of a no-offer Brexit at the finish of this thirty day period.

Mr Johnson advised reporters on a go to to Blyth in Northumberland that the govt was “always hopeful” and that “we’ve bought our teams nonetheless out there in Brussels”.

“But I’ve got to inform that from wherever I stand now, here in Blyth, it is looking extremely, very likely that we will have to go for a option that I think would be excellent for the British isles … and appear out on Planet Trade phrases [with no deal].” 

It comes as EU Fee president Ursula von der Leyen briefed EU leaders on Friday that a no-deal Brexit was the most probable outcome of negotiations, reportedly saying there was a “higher probability for no deal than [a] deal” following an all-evening summit in Brussels.

An EU formal has also confirmed that the key minister’s attempt to have a 3-way get in touch with amongst himself, French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel was turned down by Brussels – after he explained on Thursday night he was eager to “go to Brussels, go to Paris, go to Berlin, I will go to anywhere to check out and get this home and get a deal”.

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