Brexit deal within grasp! UK and EU ‘in the end phase’ as Barnier and Frost near agreement
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Diplomats and officials hinted the EU and UK are now haggling over the final compromises. One EU official said: “We are in the end phase now.” UK Brexit envoy Lord Frost and the EU’s Stephanie Riso, a key aide to Ursula von der Leyen, are said to be currently working together in a bid to strike a deal.
One EU diplomat told Express.co.uk this could mean an announcement is made by “tonight”.
UK sources have not ruled out that a deal can be reached by this evening.
The EU and UK are understood to be closing in on a fishing agreement after the intervention of Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Commission President Ursual von der Leyen.
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