EU’s Brexit treaty set to reignite tensions

(Worthy News) – EU negotiator Michel Barnier will unveil a long-awaited draft Brexit divorce treaty on Wednesday (Feb 28) which threatens to trigger new arguments with Britain on key issues.

The 120-page document appears set to overlook key demands by British Prime Minister Theresa May on the Irish border, citizens rights and a post-Brexit transition period.

The treaty attempts to set down in stone a withdrawal deal that May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker sealed in principle after marathon talks in December. [ Source: Channel News Asia (Read More…) ]