BRUSSELS believes the UK-EU trade talks can begin this week – despiute Boris Johnson already telling Brits to prepare for No Deal.
It comes after the Prime Minister announced he would walk away with a trade deal after talks stumbled this week.
But after Michael Gove said the door would remain “ajar” for talks to resume, Michael Barnier and other Eurocrats believe they will be able to kick-start negotiations and break the Brexit impasse.
One EU source told the Guardian: “We will just need David [Frost] and Michel [Barnier] to kiss and make up.”
Senior Conservative MPs now argue that because the EU has negotiated in ‘bad faith’ the Withdrawal Agreement should be ditched in a bid to ensure the UK is free from the threat of Brussels interference.
Around four weeks still remain when there could be negotiations – before a deal would need to be ready for the ratification process in Westminster and the EU parliament.
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