The UK government can remove the rules because of the Brexit deal


The UK government can remove the rules because of the Brexit deal

The UK government said that if the solutions considered in those discussions were agreed, the UK government would be willing to remove 44 provisions of the UK Domestic Market Bill.

British flags (below) and EU flags (above) in London, UK. (Photo: THX / TTXVN)

On December 7, the British Government announced that this country could remove the provisions of the law that violate the Brexit agreement with the European Union (EU) and would consider the provisions in another bill, if negotiating the Consensus Withdrawal progresses.

The British Government stated: “If the solutions considered in these discussions are agreed upon, the British Government will be willing to remove 44 articles in The UK Domestic Market Bill, relating to export declarations. “

In addition, the British government is also ready to invalidate terms 45 and 47 relating to the state inn rescue package. According to the British government, from the perspective of the discussions, the British government will continue to consider the upcoming content of the Tax Bill.

Meanwhile, the same day, EU leaders held an online meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel as Brexit talks drag on.

A European official said European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen discussed the agenda of the EU Summit that will take place over the next few days, including the topic about Brexit. Pictures of the meeting of the four leaders were posted on Council of Europe website.

Earlier, on the same day, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s spokesman said the country was opposed to prolonging the Brexit transition or proceeding with further talks by 2021.

The statement came amid talks in Brussels among the officials Great Britain and the European Union (EU) is still stagnant due to the fact that the two sides have not been able to resolve the large remaining conflicts.

Speaking to reporters, the spokesperson said the UK is ready to negotiate as long as there is time and London hopes to reach an agreement.

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Fishermen fish in the waters off the southeastern coast of England on October 12, 2020. (Photo: AFP / VNA)

However, a spokesperson for the UK Government once again rejected the extension of the transition period which is scheduled to end on December 31st. When asked if talks could continue next year, the spokesperson stated: “I can rule that out.”

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to have a phone call with the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen at 16:00 GMT (23:00 – Vietnam time) on December 7 to discuss trade negotiations. post-stage Brexit.

Currently, the two sides still disagree on three main contents, including creating a level playing field, state subsidies and fishing have not been narrowed down. According to European diplomats, the negotiations will continue despite the limited amount of time left for the European Parliament to ratify the agreement before December 31.

After officially leaving the EU on January 31 this year, the UK started a transition that will last until December 31st to discuss with the EU about the commercial agreement new for this relationship with a bilateral exchange turnover worth nearly $ 1,000 billion / year.

Failure to reach an agreement and pre-approval the December 31 “deadline” could cause disruption and economic loss for both sides, for which the UK is forecast to suffer even greater.

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