Today the EU has ramped up their threats towards the UK government, this time they state they are planning to take the government to the European Court of Justice over what it sees as breaching international law. They said they are serving this threat as a deterrent in the hopes Boris Johnson backs down over the rewriting of certain sections of the withdrawal agreement. Proceedings on the court action against the UK government could start before the legislation is passed in parliament. This move is again another attempt by the EU to divide parliament in the hope the threat makes MPs rebel on Boris. This orchestrated attempt to grapple with the UK on legalities shows the UK has finally got the EU on the ropes. In an interview on sky news yesterday, the Shadow Attorney General said If Britain broke international law, the EU could do absolutely nothing about it. (Video bottom of the article).
Since it was reported that Boris was rewriting parts of the withdrawal agreement, EU diplomats have been given orders to openly and publicly criticise Downing Street with keywords like “violation”. Though the EU is openly firing threats at the UK government just like they have been ordered to do, EU diplomats state “Capitals will now study the law. Should it be found to contravene the Withdrawal Agreement and remain intact after parliamentary scrutiny the appropriate procedures in the divorce deal will apply.”
With this, it looks like the EU are merely putting out negative talking points onto the MSM news networks while they find a way to counter Boris properly.
The bottom line is the EU has been ordered to make as much noise on all media platforms in the hopes it convinces the public, peers and MPs to turn on Boris Johnson. Boris has taken this move to prevent the EU meddling in UK affairs post Brexit if there was no deal. The EU has been given more than enough time to work with the UK to finalise the grey areas in the withdrawal agreement, yet the EU chose to drag their feet in the hopes the grey areas could be used as a tool to divide the United Kingdom Post Brexit.
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