We can agree on high standards, EU's Von der Leyen urges UK

Credit: Reuters- Published on February 11, 2020
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen praised British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ambition on social protection and climate action and said this could form the basis of level playing field obligations between the EU and Britain.

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Published on February 11, 2020 -  01:24
Let's agree social, climate ambitions, von der Leyen urges UK
European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen, speaking to EU lawmakers in a debate on the EU's negotiating mandate, said that Britain would need to provide guarantees on social, environmental and consumers standards, but stressed these were not fundamentally different from goals set out by the UK.

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