November 16th, according to Reuters, on the 16th local time, Irish Foreign Minister Covinni said that the UK and the EU have 7 to 10 days to seek major breakthroughs in trade negotiations, otherwise it may be necessary to Prepare for “no-deal Brexit and possible chaos afterwards”.
According to reports, the UK and EU teams started a new round of trade agreement negotiations at the EU headquarters in Brussels on the 16th. However, there are still serious differences between the two sides on the level of playing field and fishery issues.
On January 29, local time, the European Parliament approved the “Brexit” agreement. The picture shows the parliamentarians holding high the banner of “Forever Unity” after the voting. China News Agency issued photos for EU
Covinni said, “We really only have 7 to 10 days. If there are still no major breakthroughs in the next 7 to 10 days, then we are indeed in trouble. The focus will shift to preparing for a no-deal Brexit and the damage it may bring. on.”
British officials have repeatedly stated that any agreement must respect the sovereignty of the country, but the EU stated that the close relationship between the UK and the EU means that the EU cannot trade with the UK like the trade agreements reached with Canada and other countries.
Britain officially “Brexit” on January 31, 2020, and then entered an 11-month transition period. If the UK and Europe fail to reach a trade agreement during the transition period, the trade between the two sides will return to the WTO framework from 2021 and re-implement border inspections and tariffs.
David Frost, the chief representative of the UK’s “Brexit” negotiations, said on November 15 that he hoped that the UK and the EU could reach a comprehensive agreement.