Boris Johnson has called on the three EU presidents to put a “tiger in the tank” of Brexit negotiations and said he sees “no reason” why a deal cannot be done in July.
There was renewed optimism in London and Brussels about the prospects of finally breaking the deadlock over fishing, the level playing field guarantees and the European Court of Justice after the video call, which was held online because of the coronavirus pandemic.
“I don’t think we are actually that far apart,” the Prime Minister said, “but what we need to see now is a bit of oomph in the negotiations.”
“The faster we can do this, the better. We see no reason why you shouldn’t get that done in July,” the