The EU and UK will hold the next round of negotiations on a new relationship
KIEV. May 11. UNN. Britain and the European Union on Monday, may 11, begin third round of talks on economic and trade relations after a British exit from the EU. It is reported by UNN with reference to AFP and DW.
Videoconference between the official EU representative in the negotiations with Britain, Michel Barnier and his British counterpart David frost will be held after lunch, and in the following days on specific topics to communicate among themselves experts. On the results of negotiations will inform on may 15.
The previous rounds of talks, which took place in March, did not bring significant results. The parties were unable to reach agreement on aspects such as the preservation of conditions for free and fair competition and compliance with European standards and norms. Remained unsolved and the question about fishing, but London insists on its right to strict control of the activities of the European fishing vessels to British waters.
In addition, the government of Boris Johnson insists to discuss issues of bilateral access to British and European waters on an annual basis. The dispute was caused by the item talks about the readiness of London to accept the jurisdiction of the European court and the European court of human rights (ECHR). Representatives from the UK has refused to recognize the jurisdiction of these courts.
Recall, January 31, 2020, the UK withdrew from the European Union. According to the agreement, during the transition period, the Kingdom remains a member of the EU internal market and the Customs Union, and the parties agree on a trade agreement.