Tag archive for ‘negotiator’
By admin On Wednesday, December 30th, 2020

EU chief Brexit negotiator Barnier wants to serve France in next role, describes himself as a ‘patriot’

Europe’s chief Brexit trade negotiator has called himself a French “patriot” and has expressed his desire to enter domestic politics in his own country, having represented the EU for four years in negotiations More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

UK & EU suspend Brexit talks as Brussels negotiator tests positive for Covid-19

High-level talks between the UK and EU have been suspended after one of the EU’s negotiators tested positive for Covid. However, both sides have said their teams are ready to continue working in accordance with More...

By admin On Thursday, November 12th, 2020

EU Brexit negotiator Barnier mocked & cheered after tweeting picture of himself on a ‘level playing field’

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has lamented the state of ongoing talks with the UK by tweeting a picture of himself taking a break at a London football field, prompting outpours of both support More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat dies from Covid-19 complications at 65

The secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Executive Committee, Saeb Eraket, has died after contracting coronavirus. He had previously been evacuated for treatment to Israel. Erekat passed More...

By admin On Sunday, October 18th, 2020

Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat taken to Israeli hospital as Covid-19 condition worsens

Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat taken to Israeli hospital as Covid-19 condition worsens A source in Erekat’s office told Middle East Eye that he was in a stable condition and awake when he More...

By admin On Sunday, September 6th, 2020

Not afraid to walk away: Top UK negotiator warns EU it’s not scared of a no-deal Brexit

The UK’s leading Brexit negotiator has fired a shot across the bow of the European Union, warning Brussels that it’s not afraid of a no-deal Brexit and won’t “blink” in crunch talks. David Frost put his More...

By admin On Friday, August 21st, 2020

Post-Brexit trade agreement with UK ‘at this stage seems unlikely,’ EU chief negotiator says, warning of ‘wasting time’

EU negotiator Michel Barnier said that painstaking trade talks with the UK are in gridlock, rendering an imminent consensus impossible.  Barnier said that “too often this week it felt as if we were going More...

By admin On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

UK Trade Deal With EU Unlikely at This Point, EU’s Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier Says

The UK pulled out of the European Union on 31 January and has until 31 December to negotiate a trade deal with the bloc that will come into effect after the transition period ends. Sputnik News – World News, More...

By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2020

‘Can’t go on like this forever’: EU’s chief negotiator says NO REAL PROGRESS made on Brexit trade talks

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says “no significant progress” has been made in talks with the UK over a trade deal and that discussions need a “new boost,” concentrating on the More...

By admin On Sunday, May 31st, 2020

EU Chief Negotiator Warns of No Brexit Deal if UK Fails to Comply With Promises ‘to the Letter’

In early February, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson vowed in a key speech that London will not “undermine EU standards” and will not engage in dumping, “whether commercial or social or environmental”, More...