The EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier arrived in London following a period of self-isolation after a colleague tested positive for coronavirus last week.
"One thing is clear: Whatever the outcome, there has to be – and there will be – a clear difference between being a full member of the Union and being just a valued partner." - Von der Leyen
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was defeated in the House of Lords over proposed laws which would allow him to breach Britain’s EU exit treaty.
Identity Malta has also allocated personnel to run an after-hours evening service which targets specifically potential UK beneficiaries who are applying for their new residency card.
The Malta Chamber and the Malta Business Bureau (MBB) are calling on the EU and UK Government to reach an agreement prior to the end of the Brexit transition period. The period ends on December 31st.
European Union leaders will authorise their chief negotiator Michel Barnier to continue negotiations with Britain on a trade deal in “coming weeks”.
The Customs Department has issued its guidelines in preparation for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, which is set to be concluded at the end of the year and which is increasingly likely to happen without a deal.
"We would need to intensify negotiations substantially if we are to reach a successful outcome." - Dombrovskis