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@MichelBarnier

Chef de la négociation avec le Royaume-Uni . Patriote et européen.

Bruxelles, Belgique
Joined November 2008

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  1. Dec 20

    Both 🇪🇺&🇬🇧 must have the right to set their own laws & control their own waters. And we should both be able to act when our interests are at stake. (2/2)

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  2. Dec 20

    In this crucial moment for the 🇪🇺🇬🇧 negotiations, we continue to work hard with and his team. The EU remains committed to a fair, reciprocal & balanced agreement. We respect the sovereignty of the UK. And we expect the same. (1/2)

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  3. Dec 18

    🇪🇺🇬🇧 “Nous sommes au moment de vérité. A chacun de prendre ses responsabilités.” Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed. My speech , w/ 👇🏻

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  4. Dec 17

    In this final stretch of talks, transparency & unity are important as ever: Debriefed Conference of Presidents this morning on 🇪🇺🇬🇧 negotiations. Good progress, but last stumbling blocks remain. We will only sign a deal protecting EU interests & principles.

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  5. Dec 14

    The next few days are important, if a 🇪🇺🇬🇧 is to be in place on 1 January 2021. Fair competition, and a sustainable solution for our fishermen and women, are key to reaching a deal. [2/2]

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  6. Dec 14

    It is our responsibility to give the talks every chance of success. Never before has such a comprehensive agreement (trade, energy, fisheries,transport, police & judicial cooperation, etc) been negotiated so transparently and in such little time. [1/2]

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  7. Dec 10

    Talks continuing in Brussels today with and team. Meanwhile, the is preparing for all eventualities.

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    meeting with - negotiations at a crucial stage - full support 2 the 🇪🇺 negotiator - 🇪🇸 committed 2 reach a deal

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    I look forward to welcoming UK Prime Minister tomorrow evening. We will continue our discussion on the Partnership Agreement.

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  10. Dec 8
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  11. Dec 8

    🇪🇺🇬🇧 Briefed all Member States at the today. Full unity. We will never sacrifice our future for the present. Access to our market comes with conditions. Working closely with and team to prepare upcoming meeting between and .

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    With we took stock of the negotiations. The conditions for an agreement are not there due to remaining differences on critical issues.   We asked our Chief Negotiators to prepare an overview of the remaining differences to be discussed in person in the coming days.

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  13. Dec 5

    We will see if there is a way forward. Work continues tomorrow.

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  14. Dec 4

    We agreed to pause the talks in order to brief our Principals on the state of play of the negotiations. President and Prime Minister Johnson will discuss the state of play tomorrow afternoon.

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  15. Dec 4

    After one week of intense negotiations in London, together with , we agreed today that the conditions for an agreement are not met, due to significant divergences on level playing field, governance and fisheries.

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  16. Dec 2

    Pour Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, l’Europe devait être une ambition française et la France une nation moderne . Respect

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  18. Nov 27

    In line with Belgian rules, my team and I are no longer in quarantine. Physical negotiations can continue. I am briefing Member States & today. Same significant divergences persist. Travelling to London this evening to continue 🇪🇺🇬🇧 talks w/ + team.

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    The greatest. Full stop. RIP 💔

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    🇪🇺🇬🇧 : “These are decisive days. I cannot tell you today if in the end there will be a deal. There has been genuine progress on important questions. However, there are still three issues that can make the difference between a deal & no-deal.” [1/3]

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