UK has 48 hours to agree potential deal or Brexit talks cannot progress

Michel Barnier, EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, tells member states that British government needs to agree deal over Irish border by Friday to move talks on

Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, has told member states that the British government has just 48 hours to agree a text on a potential deal or it will be told that negotiations will not move on to the next stage.

Barnier informed EU ambassadors that Downing Street had told him that a potential solution was being worked out that could possibly satisfy both Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist party and the Republic of Ireland, but that it had yet to be signed off by any of those involved.

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Author: The Guardian

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