GERMAN CHANCELLOR CASTS DOUBT OVER BREXIT DEAL
Written by COMFORT 95.1FM on October 8, 2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has raised dobts of a Brexit deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union in the coming days.
Merkel who spoke with Prime Minister Johnson today sees a Brexit deal as ‘overwhelmingly unlikely’ unless Northern Ireland stays in the customs union.
According reports the Brexit negotiations are close to ‘breaking down’ while the chances of a deal ‘just died.’
The UK Labour party reacted to the reports saying that it was another “cynical attempt” to sabotage the negotiations.
Meanwhile, the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party has said that reaching a Brexit deal by Friday was unlikely.
Johnson has said on multiple occasions that the UK will leave the European Union by the October 31 deadline however, British laws oblige the prime minister to ask for a Brexit extension if a deal is not agreed by October 19.