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The chief EU negotiator on Brexit, Michel Barnier, did not in fact declare the UK’s Chequers plan “dead in the water” but did reject two of its key aspects, it emerged after a British parliamentary committee published a meeting transcript on Friday.
The EU leaders disrespected British Prime Minister Theresa May with “jibes” during the recent informal summit of the EU 28 in Salzburg, Austria, the UK’s Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has complained to the conference of the ruling Conservative Party.
The German leader is also not going to run for reelection as party leader at the CDU congress in December 2018.
A divided leadership and society in Romania is to preside the EU during Brexit and the 2019 EU elections.
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has spoken out in favor of a greater security and defense role of the European Union.