After months of negotiations, the UK and the EU have agreed on a post-Brexit trade agreement. At the subsequent press conference, Johnson surprised with his choice of ties.
When he announced his Brexit trade pact with the EU, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson fashionably recalled one of the most controversial negotiating topics. Lots of little fish adorned his dark tie when he announced the breakthrough in months of negotiations in London on Christmas Eve.
Until recently, access for EU fishermen to UK waters was one of the most controversial issues between London and Brussels. At a dinner between EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen and Johnson, the Brussels cooks had recently served swipes on the subject of fishing: The starter was scallops – about which a bitter dispute between France and Great Britain had raged in the English Channel.