In draft negotiating guidelines for Brexit negotiations unveiled on Wednesday, the EU ruled out “mutual recognition” of standards between the UK and EU.
“Such an agreement cannot offer the same benefits as Membership and cannot amount to participation in the Single Market or parts thereof,” the report reads.
The six-page document instructs the EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier on how to deal with the UK in the next phase of talks and rules out British membership of agencies such as the Europe...

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