Bloomberg reported on December 28 that Sebastian Fischer, spokesperson for the EU Commission of Permanent Ambassadors, said on Twitter that the ambassadors of the EU countries have unanimously approved the provisional application of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement from January 1.
Application. He added that the next step is to finally adopt the agreement through a written process, and he said the deadline is Tuesday at 3 pm Central European Time.
According to the British “Guardian” report, on the 24th local time, Britain and the European Union reached a post-Brexit trade agreement.
The British Prime Minister’s Office issued a statement on the same day announcing the news, saying that “the agreement has been finalized.” Prime Minister Johnson also confirmed the news.
According to Reuters, Johnson said at a press conference that the British Parliament will vote on December 30 to approve the trade agreement.
He said the agreement will be reviewed “after a parliamentary vote on December 30.”