Analysis: The EU is gambling on Johnson blinking first
Brexit trade talks are now ‘a game of chicken’ as the December deadline for Britain to leave the bloc looms
The European Union is betting that the British prime minister Boris Johnson wants a trade deal so much he will compromise to get one. With talks between the two sides locked in a stalemate and the chances of agreement before a key summit in June looking slim, EU officials say they see no reason to change tack.
When Michel Barnier, the EU‘s chief negotiator, warned on Friday that an agreement may be impossible to reach,...
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