France, Germany said to warn EU not to let U.K. claim victory
21 November 2018 | 5:52 am
Germany and France have privately warned the European Union to do more to prevent the U.K. from being able to claim victory in Brexit talks, according to EU diplomats. They have expressed fears the bloc is giving too much away in the charge to get a deal.
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