STRASBOURG There is no determine for a money settlement involving Britain and the European Union but, because it can only be established after equally sides concur on a widespread methodology of calculations and taking into account the date of exit, the EU’s Brexit main negotiator reported on Wednesday.
“The figures will count on the methodology we adopt and the real date of the UK’s exit. It is not (me) who will set a determine,” Michel Barnier instructed the European Parliament.
He also reported that he experienced no intention of ending up devoid of an arrangement with London on the conditions of Britain’s departure in 2019, and hoped to arrive at a offer that was in collaboration with Britain, relatively than negotiate versus it.
(Reporting by Jan Strupczewski in Brussels Enhancing by Alastair Macdonald)