UK - Q&A - Excerpt from the daily press briefing (20 August 2019)


Q : What’s your reaction to the British Prime Minister’s letter to Donald Tusk proposing a solution to replace the backstop?

A : We took note of yesterday’s letter from the British Prime Minister which formalizes announcements made since he took office on the subject of the backstop. We will study the content of this letter with our European partners and European institutions, while noting that the proposals it contains were already formulated and discussed by the negotiators.