The long-awaited breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations took place on Christmas Eve. Brussels and London have agreed on a deal. This is neither triumph nor tragedy, but above all one thing: long overdue.
The good news was announced by the EU Commission head Ursula von der Leyen and the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson – how fitting – on Christmas Eve after a day full of speculation, nervousness and impatience. Both felt great relief at the happy outcome of this crime thriller. Of course, it was fish that initially dragged out the negotiations – and delayed the solemn announcement of a deal from late Wednesday evening to Christmas Eve. The teams from Brussels and London actually went to the …
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