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EU given Brexit draft with backstop scrubbed out, UK sources admit

Boris Johnson’s Brexit negotiators have so far only presented the EU with a draft of the withdrawal agreement with the backstop scrubbed out, UK government sources have confirmed.

  • Shared by The Guardian
  • September 18, 2019
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In a move that has caused tensions with EU leaders, Johnson’s team are refusing to put forward a written proposal to Brussels at this stage for fear it will be rejected out of hand or publicly rubbished.

Read more at The Guardian.

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