Old friends, new beginnings: building another future for the EU-UK partnership

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Series Details SPEECH/20/3
Publication Date 08/01/2020
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The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, addressed an audience at the London School of Economics (LSE) on 8 January 2020. Her speech focused on the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union - also known as Brexit - and the way forward for the relationship between the two sides and including the post-Brexit negotiations on a new partnership framework.

Source Link https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/speech_20_3
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LSE: EUROPP Blog, 09/01/2020: Ursula von der Leyen: 'We have to be very clear that Brexit is a matter of trade-offs and choices' https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2020/01/09/ursula-von-der-leyen-we-have-to-be-very-clear-that-brexit-is-a-matter-of-trade-offs-and-choices/

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Speech by President von der Leyen at the London School of Economics [via Youtube] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwGjq_c6zFk
BBC News, 08/01/2020: Brexit: Full UK-EU trade deal 'impossible' by deadline - von der Leyen https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-51028614
EurActiv, 08/01/2020: No complete agreement before end of 2020, von der Leyen tells UK https://www.euractiv.com/section/politics/news/no-complete-agreement-before-end-of-2020-von-der-leyen-tells-uk/

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