After Sunday’s revelations revealed that the British government were rewriting the withdrawal agreement before today’s negotiations, In an interview last night with German MEP Philippe Lamberts, who is a member of the European parliament’s Brexit Steering group said: “The first thing that he (Barnier) should do tomorrow morning when he meets with the British delegation is to ask for a formal commitment from the British government to fully abide by the withdrawal agreement”.
This comment was made after David Frost backed by Boris, decided to actively change the withdrawal agreement in which the EU reacted angrily with the move stating it goes against international law.
In this interview words got heated as the German MEP labels Britain a “Rogue State”. Philippe said: “If such commitment cannot be given, then I see no point in pursuing conversations with a government that considers reneging on past agreements as a viable option. Can you really negotiate with a rogue State? That’s my question, and we have enough Road states on the planet”.
To the presenter’s amazement, he fired back asking are you calling Britain a rogue state? To which the German MEP said: “I will call Britain a rogue state if it renegade on the legal commitments”.
Yesterday a Brussels source said they hadn’t seen negotiations like this for decades. The question has got to be asked, why has it took this long for Britain to find its back bone to fight back?. Why have previous leaders not done what Boris is doing now?.
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