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EU Will Not do Brexit Deal 'At Any Price', Says Negotiator Michel Barnier

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Michel Barnier said the bloc would insist on so-called 'level playing field' rules and access to British waters for European fishermen.

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  • Last Updated: February 25, 2020, 9:52 PM IST
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Brussels: EU negotiator Michel Barnier said Tuesday that Brussels wanted a "fair and balanced" post-Brexit trade agreement with Britain, but warned the bloc would not cut a deal with London regardless of the cost.

"We will not conclude an agreement at any price," Barnier told reporters after EU ministers agreed his negotiating mandate, saying the bloc would insist on so-called "level playing field" rules and access to British waters for European fishermen.

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