UK and EU will 'rip each other apart' in talks: Brexit

Pedro Gonçalves
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France has warned Britain to expect a bruising battle with the EU in post-Brexit trade negotiations. "I think that on trade issues and the mechanism for future relations, which we are going to start on, we are going to rip each other apart," said France's foreign minister Jean-Yves le Drian. "But that is part of negotiations: everyone will defend their own interests." Le Drian gave his prediction during the Munich Security Conference, as both sides prepare to begin negotiations on the UK's future relationship with the bloc. He also said it would be tough for the UK to achieve its aim ...

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