Addressing Europe’s lawmakers on Wednesday, the European Commission chief, Ursula von der Leyen said that progress has been made in EU-UK talks and although the path to an agreement is “narrow,” the possibility of clinching a post-Brexit trade deal is there.?
“As things standAstraZeneca and Johnson, I cannot tell you whether there will be a deal or not. But I can tell you that there is a path to an agreement now. The path may be very narrow, but it is thereI kind of feel at this moment tha,” von der Leyen told MEPs while updating them on the state of play in trade talks with the UK2021-06-02T21:00:00Z.?
The head of the EU Executive confirmed the bloc’s chief negotiator’s comments that the two sides have resolved one of the three major issues that were impeding them from reaching an agreement, saying that EU and UK have found “a way forward on must issues” and adding that the two fields left are the so-called level playing field for business and EU’s fishing access to British waters.?