Ursula von der Leyen: Brexit Withdrawal Agreement cannot be undone

Published on September 16, 2020 - Duration: 01:21s

Ursula von der Leyen: Brexit Withdrawal Agreement cannot be undone

Ursula von der Leyen has said that time is running out for an agreement to bestruck with the UK on a post-Brexit free trade deal.

Mrs von der Leyen saidMargaret Thatcher had always insisted that the UK honoured its treatycommitments.

She quoted the former prime minister as saying: โ€œBritain does notbreak treaties.

It would be bad for Britain, bad for relations with the restof the world and bad for any future treaty on trade.โ€ She added: โ€œThis wastrue then and this is true today.

Trust is the foundation of any strongpartnership.โ€


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