Ursula von der Leyen has actually signaled the UK needs to follow EU ideas in order to attain a Brexit “future relationship” deal.Von der Leyen,
the president of the European Commission, notified Boris Johnson at an interview on Friday: “We have to bridge broad divergences which remain to be fixed.
” The subjects are understood: level playing field, fisheries, governance, the scope of our authorities and judicial co-operation.
” These are important points for the EU given that these are principles– fair competitors, increasing social requirements, safeguarding our individuals and the guideline of law– at the heart of the EU.”
View images Boris Johnson talked about post-Brexit plans with French president Emmanuel Macron on Thursday.
( AP/Frank Augstein/pool) Settlements in between the UK and EU for a post-Brexit future relationship deal have stalled.Johnson, having actually previously turned over to his primary arbitrator David Frost– is set to participate in talks himself later on this month.Von der Leyen guaranteed the EU will do” whatever “to reach a “distinctive” agreement with the UK.Her comments came after EU leaders fulfilled via video conference on Friday for the current European Council summit.The UK, after leaving the EU on 31 January, is currently in a” shift duration “in which the two sides have till 31 December to agree their future relationship.During the shift duration, the UK effectively remains
a member of the EU.Last week, Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove” formally verified” the UK will not look for an extension to the shift period.There is installing issue amongst organisation– already struck difficult by the fallout from the pandemic
— at the possibility of a” cliff edge” break to the UK’s remaining access to the EU single market with no new offer to replace it.