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Take it from a former British EU negotiator—May will regret destroying trust in these negotiations

Deliberate disregard for basic negotiating principles will come back to haunt the government

By Steve Bullock  

British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at a summit in Brussels. Photo: Wiktor Dabkowski/DPA/PA Images

It’s fair to say that the Brexit negotiations are not going well. Stalled over the lack of a credible solution to the Irish border issue, and with the prime minister touting a vision of a future relationship that had, at the point it was announced, already been ruled out by the EU27, the clock ticks ominously.

Donald Tusk rightly said there is no cake on the table for anyone from Brexit, just salt and vinegar…

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