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UK warns 'very little progress' made in EU trade talks

"Very little progress" has been made in the latest round of UK-EU trade talks, the UK government has said.
The UK's negotiator David Frost said a far-reaching free trade agreement could be agreed before the end of the year "without major difficulties".
But he said the process was being held up by the EU's desire to "bind" the UK to its laws and standards and by disagreements over fishing rights.



UK warns of 'very little progress' in EU talks
 

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And furthermore the two most important rules in life:
Rule 1: The teacher is always right.
Rule 2: If not, than rule 1 applies.

Did I mention before, that I'm a teacher?
Sadly my headmaster never understood that. That lost her quite a few teachers (including me) before she finally saw the writing on the wall blackboard and resigned herself.
 

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Some people learn the hard way.
 
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The UK just announced its own tariff system becoming effective 1st of January 2021. The percentage of goods without any tarriff is increased from 47 up to 60 %, and as a result for goods of around 62 billion pound the tariffs have been reduced or erased.

 
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“There should be more realism in London in the coming period if they want an orderly agreement to withdraw from the single market and customs union,” he said, adding fishing, competition conditions and governance rules were the toughest areas.

“But we will not make progress there if the British continue to pick and choose the best of both worlds for themselves,” he said, adding a deal by the end of this year was “extremely difficult, but still possible”.


BTW the EU is open for another two year extension of the transition period, but the UK must make the enquiry until 1st of July. An offer the UK has dismissed so far.
 

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Oh man.. in my Opinion the EU had ALREADY bend over so many times to extend timelines. I really wonder how much more patience is in there.
Somehow here noone talks that much about that topic anymore. Its more like .. "Yeah, there was something.. who cares." state at the moment.
Maybe, because the pandemic fills all aviable news slots, i dont know.
 
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