Published: Tue, March 13, 2018
Worldwide | By Gretchen Simon

EU Demands UK Act in 'Good Faith' in Brexit Treaty Revision

EU Demands UK Act in 'Good Faith' in Brexit Treaty Revision

The European Union would make the point before EU leaders meet at a summit on March 22-23 that the EU was a long-standing and trusted security partner of the United States and thus not a threat to national security and that the Pentagon only needed 3 percent of US annual steel production to serve its needs.

He spoke about the failure so far from the United Kingdom to come up with a plan to avoid a hard border, or create a "solution" to Brexit.

The pound rose 0.4 percent to $1.3905, broadly in line with gains registered by other currencies against the dollar, but it is still some way below a post-Brexit referendum high of $1.4346 in late January.

The U.K. and European Union "shall refrain from any measures which could jeopardize the attainment of the objectives of this agreement", the draft treaty says.

"We must recognise the democratic decision taken by Britain to leave the European Union in 2016, just as we must recognise the democratic decision made on the island of Ireland in 1998 with all its consequences", said the former Polish prime minister.

"We anticipate this notification will be a relatively simple process and that a system to enable firms and funds to do this will be set up ahead of exit day", the FCA said on its website.

"Far from putting "Ireland first" this will generate further frustration among Republic of Ireland businesses dependent on access to their primary marketplace in the UK".

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"Of the £26 billion worth of sales by Northern Ireland firms that are outside of the region, 56 per cent go to Great Britain", she explained.

"The UK has a clear role to play in bringing forward acceptable proposals. Which means everything that we say and that we do on both sides will require the utmost clarity to pass the test".

However, SDLP leader Colum Eastwood welcomed Mr Tusk's commitment to avoiding a hard border and protecting Irish interests.

The EU is seeking to be exempted from planned USA import duties of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, but says Washington has not made clear how the exemption process works.

"At the same time, being outside the Customs Union and the Single Market will inevitably lead to frictions".

"If the British Government and the DUP have another solution, then it's time they put it on the table".

Although Donald Tusk has commented that it would be too hard to implement, and therefore unlikely to go ahead, organisations in the industry are pushing for a deal to be reached.

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