BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Tuesday stated there was nonetheless the chance of a tough Brexit and the European Union should put together for each final result in its divorce talks with Britain.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrives for the weekly cupboard assembly on the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
“Regrettably, a hard Brexit is not off the table,” Maas stated in a wide-ranging speech that additionally touched on commerce conflicts with the United States and what he known as the rising risk posed by China’s state capitalism.
Maas additionally stated EU officers had been engaged on an unbiased fee system in mild of the row with Washington over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and U.S. sanctions that threaten European corporations doing business in Iran.
Reporting by Gernot Heller; Writing by Andrea Shalal