Upcoming rounds of UK-EU talks on post-Brexit relations have been abandoned
Surprising no-one given the COVID-19 outbreak both sides of the channel
Reports the UK press:
- During a European commission briefing on Thursday, envoys for the EU capitals were told that holding negotiations via video-conferencing had so far proved impossible.
- previous schedule for negotiating rounds, with weeks set aside for consultation and preparation, has been ditched
- The UK government is yet to table a comprehensive legal text for both sides to work on