Corbyn comes to Brussels, but Barnier won’t negotiate

New Europe / Alexandros Michailidis

Visit of Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the British Labour Party and Leader of the British Opposition, to the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium on Jul. 13, 2017.

Corbyn comes to Brussels, but Barnier won’t negotiate

UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn came to Brussels on Thursday to meet the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and to tell him that he is ready to take up responsibility for negotiating Britain's withdrawal from the EU if there is a change in government.
“We are going in today to meet the First vice-president of the Commission [Frans Timmermans] and we will meet Michel Barnier later on,” Corbyn told reporters prior to entering the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. “We are repre...

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