EU's Barnier: 'Be patient, Brexit is like climbing a mountain'

BRUSSELS, Oct 11 (Reuters) – The Europen Union’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said he had had a “constructive” meeting with his British counterpart, Stephen Barclay earlier on Friday.

“Be patient,” Barnier told reporters as he left the meeting and went on to brief the 27 EU states staying on together.

“Brexit is like climbing a mountain. We need vigilance, determination and patience.”

A UK spokesman also said the Barclay-Barnier meeting had been “constructive”. (Reporting by Jonas Ekblom, Jorrit Donner-Wittkopf; Writing by Gabriela Baczynska)

Donald Tusk recommends keeping Britain in the EU for a YEAR in blow for PM:

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay meets EU boss Michel Barnier after ‘promising’ summit:

Read more about Donald Tusk:

From Brexit breaking news to HD movie trailers, The Sun newspaper brings you the latest news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world.

Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know

Read The Sun:
Like The Sun on Facebook:
Follow The Sun on Twitter:
Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat:


You may also like...

Leave a Reply