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UK News Crunch Brexit talks resume in London for what could be final week

03:20  30 november  2020
03:20  30 november  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Crunch talks aimed at securing a post-Brexit trade deal between the European Union and UK will resume on Monday in what could be the final week of discussions.

a group of people standing next to a sign: The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier and his team in Westminster (Victoria Jones/PA) © Victoria Jones The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier and his team in Westminster (Victoria Jones/PA)

The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier and his counterpart Lord (David) Frost will meet again in London as they seek to hammer out an agreement.

With just a month to go until the end of the transition period, talks remain stuck on fishing rights – described by Dominic Raab as an “outstanding major bone of contention”.

But the Foreign Secretary said there was “a deal to be done” after the EU showed progress on the so-called level playing field aimed at preventing unfair competition.

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European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier resumed make-or-break Brexit talks with British counterpart David Frost in London on As it stands, it will leaves Europe's trade and customs area in five weeks with talks on a follow-on agreement stalled over fishing rights and fair trade rules.

Speaking on Sunday, Mr Raab said this could be the last week of “substantive” negotiations and urged Brussels to recognise the “point of principle” on Britain’s control of its waters.

“As we leave the EU we’re going to be an independent … coastal state and we’ve got to be able to control our waters,” he told Sky News.

Fishing rights as well as the governance of any deal and the “level playing field” have been the main stumbling blocks preventing the two sides from reaching a deal thus far.

Shadow international development secretary Preet Kaur Gill said on Sunday it would difficult for Labour to vote against a Brexit pact.

“I don’t think we could vote against the deal because like I said the British government want us to get a deal, it’s in the national interest,” the MP told BBC Radio 4’s Westminster Hour programme.

Without an agreement, the UK will leave the single market and customs union on December 31, and trade under World Trade Organisation (WTO) terms.

A Number 10 source said over the weekend that the bloc “must understand that we are not going to sell out our sovereignty”.

Mr Barnier and Lord Frost resumed face-to-face talks in the capital on Saturday after negotiations were paused earlier this month when one of the EU team tested positive for coronavirus.

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