|Brexit Negotiations get underway|
He said, in leaving the EU, Britain will no longer have the same rights and opportunities as EU members.
But the EU can build a new partnership with the UK, and that will contribute to stability on the continent.
He says “a fair deal is possible, and far better than no deal”.
The British negotiator David Davis said the talks were “very constructive”. He says a deal is “eminently achievable”.
Note EU-Digest: Britain is about to go down on its knees before Trump to beg for post Brexit trade access to the USA, and is in no position to stand up to him and all his nonsensical "make America great again" ideology, as France, Germany and Italy have done, when they issued a powerful joint public statement against Trump policies. Bottom line, the best thing for Britain is to get back into the EU fold and face the global storm winds as a member of the EU. After all - United we stand -Divided we fall.
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